The Thread: “Nigerian Pastors could never” | That time Pope Francis sparked a religious war on Twitter

Religious and Political Twitter Nigeria are particularly volatile streets. All it takes for violence to occur is someone striking a match in form of controversial tweet, an unpopular opinion, heresy, anything, really.

That’s how Nigerian Christians took up arms -figuratively speaking, of course- after some tweets they did not agree with were posted.

A little background: Lamborghini gifted Pope Francis with a custom made Huracan RWD, painted in the Vatican’s signature colors of white and gold and the Pope blessed it and signed it, then said he will be selling the car to raise money for the Church’s human trafficking intervention program, rebuilding churches and homes in Iraq and African missions.

It’s not the first time the pope is selling a luxury item, but that didn’t deter Twitter Nigeria from descending into chaos over it..

Chidinma struck the match:

She got over a thousand retweets.

Ayo Sogunro added fuel:

Burn, baby, burn:

In case you were “dumb” enough to think otherwise, Ikenna will not have you diminishing the Catholic Church’s charity drive.

The Voltrons arrive to tell the side of the story people would rather ignore:

Since you were asking, here are the facts:

Tony takes everyone back to the Bible

As in!

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