First the pope said all dogs can go to heaven, and then he didn't.
On Friday, newspapers all over the world gushed about what appeared to be brand new dog doctrine to come out of the Vatican. Pope Francis, while consoling a boy whose dog had died, promised the kid they would be reunited in heaven. It was viral social media fodder and a huge win for PETA. It also gave Catholic pet-owners everywhere a glimpse at a brighter afterlife full of rough-and-tumble slobber kisses and turds.
Well, turns out the pope was totally misquoted.More »