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Hoax Alert: Pope Francis Did Not Endorse Bernie Sanders for President

  • by: Maarten Schenk

Well known hoax site (not ''!) reported the following today:

Vatican City - In a final speech to the synod, Pope Francis endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for President of the United States, while taking some clear swipes at conservatives who hold up church doctrine above all else, and use it to cast judgment on others. "The synod experience also made us better realize that the ... The post Pope Francis Endorses Bernie Sanders for President appeared first on National Report.

This is of course not true. But the news started trending earlier today anyway:

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