Sins could be pardoned for followers of the Pope on social media

Sins could be pardoned for followers of the Pope on social media

Catholics who follow the Pope on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest may be pardoned for their sins.

However, a Vatican official is warning that a reduced stint in purgatory is not just a few mouse clicks away, and that believers must do more than "chat online".

The Church said it has become aware of people who are not able to carry out tasks traditionally associated with Indulgences, a feat that earns believers seven years off purgatory.


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