Fact check: Pope Francis caught staring at Argentine model’s chest

Fact check: Pope Francis caught staring at Argentine model’s chest

- An online post has claimed that Pope Francis was caught staring at the chest of a woman in Argentina

- It was mentioned in the post that the woman is Victoria Xipolitakis, a model in Argentina

- However, the claim was reported to be false and misleading the netizens

- The photo came from two different images during the homecoming tour of the pontiff that were fabricated together

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A social media post has claimed that Pope Francis was caught looking at a woman’s chest.

However, KAMI learned that the claim was false and misleading the public.

In a report by Rappler, the photo was posted by a certain Jenifer Rabanal on January 2.

“By looking at it, the Pope is a human being after all,” it read in the caption.

The post gained about 169 reactions, 111 shares, and 48 comments.

Fact check: Pope Francis caught staring at Argentine model’s chest

Rappler reported that the photo of Pope Francis with the woman came from two different photos that have been edited.

The photo of Pope Francis was taken during his visit to Bolivia. Meanwhile, the woman is the Argentine model Victoria Xipolitakis in Paraguay.

Both of the photos were taken during the homecoming tour of the pontiff in Ecuador, Bolivia, and Paraguay in 2015.

The original photo of Pope Francis was first published on July 9, 2015, in an article by the HuffPost.

“Pope Perplexed By Gift Of Hammer And Sickle Carved With Crucifix,” it read in the headline.

Fact check: Pope Francis caught staring at Argentine model’s chest

Screenshot from HuffPost
Source: Facebook

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Meanwhile, the photo of the Argentine model only showed that she was waving a flag.

As reported by the Daily Express, Xipolitakis wanted to meet the pontiff in Paraguay but she was escorted away for wearing a revealing top.

Pope Francis was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His papacy began on March 13, 2013. He preceded Pope Benedict XVI.

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