Pope Francis Tricked to Pose With ‘Dialogue for Malvinas’ Sign

A placard which reads, "It's time for dialogue between Argentina and the United Kingdom for Falklands", is held by audience members as Pope Francis is greeted during the weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, on Aug. 19.

Photographer: Claudio Peri/ANSA via AP

Pope Francis was sucked into Argentina’s dispute with the U.K. over the Falkland Islands after an activist thrust a sign in his hands calling for dialogue between the two countries and President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner jumped on the opportunity to rekindle the fight.

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