Religious

Pope Francis's comments about the importance of the church in 2014 were misrepresented as "a personal relationship with Jesus is harmful and dangerous."

A satirical website is behind false reports that a federal judge ordered Christian musician Chris Tomlin to stop altering hymns with catchy choruses.

A meme falsely claims that Donald Trump wrote in his 1987 book "The Art of the Deal" that being an atheist gives him a business edge over Christians.

A photo of a KFC in Saudi Arabia has been misidentified as a KFC in Dearborn in a meme that claims Sharia law has come to America.

An account of a Muslim man refusing a seat next to a woman reading a Bible lacks key details needed to verify the story's authenticity.

An email claiming that a Muslim Invasion has taken over the United Kingdom makes claims that are true and false, but it's overall point is mostly fiction.

False rumors that Bernie Sanders introduced a bill requiring Christians holding public office to wear scarlet crosses are based on a satirical article.

Authentic prayer requests for Dakota Miller, a 13-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself in the head, were circulating social media in May 2017.

Satirical reports that an African pastor was eaten by a crocodile while trying to walk on water like Jesus have been mistaken for factual news.

A photo of a man who was severely beaten in Egypt in 2013 has been misidentified as an American Muslim man who was beaten for raping a 13-year-old.