Summary: On Saturday morning, Rome time, someone posted a page claiming his death at 11:00 Am that morning, on Facebook. This rapidly gained 1 million likes.
FB did not stop the fake news, but seems to have promoted it. Zuckerberg is a close ally of Bergoglio.
Then it was spread around by this parody account, posing as the head of the German Bishops’ Conference:
From which it has been promptly erased, after violating the German law on fake news.
So you can connect the dots.
Is this a balloon trial, while the assassination of Pope Benedict XVI is planned by Bergoglio? It stinks of such a conspiracy. They clearly want him to die before Bergoglio. They think that the Hand of God will not sustain His True Vicar. Are they in for a surprise….!
UPDATE: Some news outlets, who evidently cannot read Italian, think this rumor started this morning: