The Vatican has launched an investigation into how the pope’s Instagram profile “liked” a photo of a scantily clad Brazilian model.
“At least I’m going to heaven,” Natalia Gariboto said after the apparent blessing of Pope Francis’ account of an image of her wearing school uniform-inspired socks and suspenders was noticed nearly six weeks after she published it.
The “liking” of the pontiff’s account – which is commonly used to publish images and videos of papal appearances and speeches – can still be seen on November 13, the Catholic News Agency (CNA) said, but was removed the next day.
The Catholic Church has launched an internal investigation to find out how the 27-year-old̵
The pope’s social media accounts are managed by a team of people.
“We can rule out that ‘liking’ comes from the Holy See, and he turned to Instagram for explanations,” a Vatican spokesman said. The guardian.
However, Ms Garibotto COY Co’s management company was quick to joke that they had “received the POPE’S OFFICIAL BLESSING”.
Ms. Gariboto also suggested her own papal idea, telling Barstool Sports: “My mother may hate pictures of me from the ass, but the pope may be eavesdropping twice.”
The pope has gained about 7.4 million followers on Instagram under the username @franciscus, but he does not follow any accounts himself.
It is not clear whether Ms. Gariboto, who has 2.4 million followers, is among his followers.