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It's official: The pope has entered the foray of election-year politics in America. 

By responding to a question about comments from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump critical of his just-concluded Mexico trip, Pope Francis set off a wave of reaction, hot takes and even a new hashtag among the U.S. press and the world of social media.

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