Pope Francis

An Italian man, Franco Rabuffi, was convinced he was the victim of a hoax when he received a call from someone claiming to be Pope Francis. So convinced was he the call was fake he hung up twice, before realising, when he received a third call, that the caller was indeed Pope Francis.

Attending the Vatican’s general audience following the incident Mr Rabuffi personally apologised for his mistake.

Pope Francis is well known for contacting those who write to him or whose problems he hears about. So be careful the next time you answer the phone, you never know who it might be!

Read the full story via The Telegraph.

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