Links to reports about fake-news and satirical stories and websites.
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Circulating report claims that Pope Francis has announced sweeping changes to long-standing Catholic doctrines after concluding the Third Vatican Council.
Circulating image depicts a clipped newspaper story that claims a boy wrote a letter to Santa in which he threatens to put his sister’s kitten in a blender if he does not get a PS4 for Christmas.
Circulating message features a photograph depicting a newspaper headline that screams “Christmas is banned: IT Offends Muslims”.
Social media driven message, couched as a news report, claims that Pope Benedict XVI resigned his papacy because he is gay and “could no longer live a lie.”