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PHOTOS: Pope Joins Instagram And Gains 1.6M Followers


Published at 12:10pm 22nd March 2016.

The Pope has joined Instagram, sharing photos to over 1.6 million people.

Pope Francis posted his first photo two days ago and the followers began pouring in.

The post shows the Pope praying, alongside the caption "Pray for me" in a number of languages.

The news was shared on the Pope's Twitter account, saying he is "beginning a new journey"...

Take a look below at the Pope's first Instagram photos...

A photo posted by Pope Francis (@franciscus) on

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