Young nun gives birth to boy, shocking herself and Italy

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“It’s not possible, I’m a nun,” a 31-year-old told doctors on Wednesday after she had been rushed to a hospital with stomach pain only to find out she was about to have a baby.

The news ignited a rush of stories in the Italian press on Friday. Her Catholic superiors in Rieti, a small town in central Italy, seemed to want to wash their hands of the affair and are kicking her out of the convent. Continue reading

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