Francis has been dubbed the “cold-call pope” due to his penchant for picking up the phone and calling all sorts of folks. But his habit can also encourage hoaxes and pranksters, and the Vatican this week had to deny two reports of alleged papal phone calls.
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(RNS) After being contacted by New Hampshire insurance officials, the owner of a business who claimed he would provide atheist rescuers for pets of Christians caught up in the Rapture now says his three-year-old service was a spoof and never had any clients. By Adelle M. Banks.