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Fact-Check: Modi dresses in Pope’s robes at the Vatican?

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On October 30,2021 PM Modi visited the Pope in Vatican City while on a trip to Europe for Cop26. Amidst this, users on social media began posting an image of Modi dressed in the Pope’s garb. 

The image went viral on Twitter.  

Fact-Check: 

We searched for news reports of the event and could not find any mention of Modi dressing up as a Catholic Priest. Moreover, after reverse searching the image we found pictures of the Pope dressed in the exact same outfit. Leading us to believe that the image is photoshopped. 

The Pope in the the same outfit

Therefore, this claim is fake.  

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Digital Forensics, Research and Analytics Centre (DFRAC) is a non-partisan and independent media organisation which focuses on fact-checking and identifying hate speech. With the popularisation of the internet came the challenge of information overload and often times, our feeds are overpopulated with conflicting, incendiary and false information which is increasingly becoming difficult to ignore and not believe in

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