Pope Francis’s official Instagram account ‘likes’ photo of bikini model

Pope Francis’s official Instagram account appears to have ‘liked’ a racy photo of a bikini model dressed in stockings and suspenders. A screenshot taken by an eagle-eyed social media user shows the @francisus account liking a picture of Natalia Garibotto dressed in a revealing schoolgirl outfit.   The image shows Miss Garibotto dressed in a short tartan […]

Pope Francis apologizes for slapping woman’s hand + Video of the incident

Pope Francis apologised Wednesday for his widely-viewed slap of a woman who had grabbed his hand as he greeted Catholic faithful on New Year’s Eve. The image of Francis slapping his way free from the clutches of the admirer was an instant hit on social media. A personal apology followed. “We lose patience many times,” […]

Stop gossiping: Pope Francis to hairdressers

Pope Francis on Monday warned an audience of hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians that they should avoid gossiping. “Practice your profession in a Christian style, treating customers with kindness and courtesy, offering them a good word and encouragement,” he said. “And avoid succumbing to the temptation of chatter which is easily associated with your field of […]

“You Are Committing Blasphemy If You Call Messi A God” – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has said that it is sacrilege for people to call Barcelona great Lionel Messi ‘God’. The pontiff was speaking to host Jordi Evole on the ‘Salvados’ programme broadcast on Spanish TV channel La Sexta when he was asked about people referring to Messi as ‘God’. Evole asked the Pope: ‘Is it sacrilege to […]