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Vatican PR Office Accused of Censoring Pope Francis

Italian media have raised an alarm over attempts by the Vatican communications office to censor Pope Francis’ words in an apparent effort to make them more palatable to a global audience.

Pope Francis gestures upon his arrival in St Peter's square at the Vatican on September 11, 2013, for his weekly general audience. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)