Surprised Nun Gives Birth
Insists she had no idea she was pregnant, names kid after pope
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 18, 2014 10:36 AM CST
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(Newser) – In a not-so surprising development, a woman in Italy has named her newborn son after the pope. In a more surprising development, she happens to be a nun. The 31-year-old in Reiti went to the hospital complaining of stomach pains and reportedly rejected the doctors' crazy suggestion that she was about to have a baby, reports the Telegraph. "It's not possible, I'm a nun," the Italian press quotes her as saying. They were right, she was wrong, and little Francis soon entered the world, reports the BBC.

The unidentified woman worked in an old folks' home, but the assumption is that she got pregnant on a visit to her homeland of El Salvador. "It seems she was not able to resist temptation," says the wise mother superior of her convent. Or former convent: The local bishop says she's getting the boot for breaking her vow of chastity. The diocese and local residents are collecting donations for the newly formed family.

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Dawn
Jan 24, 2015 8:49 AM CST
LMAO, Tess Talks, you rock LOL. And when time comes to pray, they pray for "priests" and "for one World church with one shepherd"!!!!. How about quitting such crap and working on getting your act together. Because when you do, you will no longer need to "pray" whatever that means.
Jorge Borges
Dec 11, 2014 5:13 PM CST
Liberal Jesuit Pope will give fellow suramericano a pass.
TessTalks
Jan 23, 2014 10:38 PM CST
Really? Priests fu%k anything that stands still for two minutes, including children of both sexes. Then a nun gets pregnant, and they tell her and the baby to hit the road? What a bunch of big time BS. Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool. Mark Twain