The Vatican begins investigation after Pope’s Instagram page likes a racy photo 0f a scantily clad Brazilian model Natalia Garibotto.
The October 5 photo shows Garibotto wearing a racy outfit along with the caption, “I can teach you a thing or two,” and a happy devil emoji.
According to the Catholic News Agency, Francis’ verified Instagram account, Franciscus, was one of the pages liking Natalia Garibotto’s photo before it abruptly “unliked” the image last week.
The Brazilian model, who has been celebrating the pope’s supposed endorsement, also took to Twitter afterward and wrote, “At least I’m going to heaven.”
In another tweet, she wrote: “Brb on my way to the Vatican.”
Speaking with Barstool Sports, the Brazilian model said: “My mum may hate my ass pics, but the Pope be double-tapping.”
In a statement, the Catholic News Agency said: “The picture “liked” by Pope Francis’ verified account, Franciscus, features Brazilian model and Twitch streamer Natalia Garibotto wearing a lingerie outfit that resembles a school uniform. Garibotto’s mostly-uncovered posterior is visible in the picture. The exact time of the “like” is unclear, but it was visible and reported by news outlets on November 13.”
“The photograph was unliked on November 14, after CNA asked the Holy See Press Office for comment. An official for the Holy See Press Office declined to comment on the event.”
Sources close to the Vatican leadership told the outlet that an internal probe is underway to determine how the “like” happened. Here