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Pope Francis accidentally tags New Orleans Saints on Twitter

Posted: 12:46 PM, Oct 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-13 13:46:40-04
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On Sunday, the New Orleans Saints got an accidental Twitter blessing from the head of the Catholic Church.

"Today we give thanks to the Lord for our new #Saints," the tweet reads. "They walked by faith and now we invoke their intercession."

Pope Francis made the tweet Sunday, October 13 following mass in Vatican City where five new saints were canonized.

The Pope included the hashtag "Saints" which tagged the team and added its signature fleur de lis logo.

Twitter users following the hashtag and team before Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars quickly took the tweet as a sign.

And even if the tagged tweet was unintentional, some are convinced the Pope is a New Orleans Saints fan.