Pope Francis Has a Message for Whiners
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By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 14, 2017 12:43 PM CDT
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Pope Francis sits during his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, on June 28, 2017.   (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

(Newser) – Is Pope Francis getting tired of hearing about everyone's problems? Probably not, but a new sign posted on his apartment door at the Vatican warns there's "no whining" allowed inside. The sign was actually a kind of gag gift from Italian psychologist and self-help author Salvo Noe, who met the pope last month, reports the Telegraph. There's a more serious message behind the jokey order, with the sign warning that "violators are subject to a syndrome of always feeling like a victim and the consequent reduction of your sense of humor and capacity to solve problems," per Reuters. And it encourages complainers to try to fix their own problems.

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