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Cardinal O’Malley enters twittersphere

BRAINTREE — For someone with more than 5,000 followers on Twitter, Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston, has been a rather tepid tweeter.

His aides tweet his weekly blog entries, but aside from his 2011 trip to World Youth Day in Madrid, when he was especially focused on engaging youth, ­@CardinalSean has been a quiet man in the twittersphere. One person who tried to get into a direct conversation with him last July about various church policies did not get much satisfaction.

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