The Young Pope's Pope Bot Is Trolling People With Bible Verses, Helped by IBM's Watson

Meet Canal+'s papal artificial intelligence

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Fans of The Young Pope already know that Pope Pius XIII, played by Jude Law, isn’t cut from the same cloth as his predecessors. He’s seductive. He smokes.

And he might troll you on Twitter.

To draw more audiences to the less-than-pious new series about Pius, French network Canal+ launched “AiMEN.” Short for “Papal Artificial Intelligence,” this super-powered pope bot doesn’t just know all the verses in the Bible; it trots them out on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Dailymotion—whenever people need a little righteous reminding.

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