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Bruni Blasts Pope Over Condom Stance

French first lady says church's teachings should 'evolve'
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted May 19, 2009 6:03 AM CDT

(Newser) – Carla Bruni laid into the pope in a recent interview, saying his opposition to condoms left her feeling "profoundly secular," the Telegraph reports. The French first lady, who has campaigned against the spread of AIDS in Africa, said the disconnect between religious charities and the Vatican is frustrating. "In Africa it's often church people who look after sick people," she said.
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