Nun who had no idea she was pregnant gives birth in Italy, names baby Francis
Is she claiming that she had an Immaculate Conception?
Agence France-Presse (via ABS-CBNnews.com) reports that "a 31-year-old Salvadorean nun who said she had no idea she was pregnant gave birth in Italy this week after she felt stomach cramps in her convent and was rushed to Rieti Hospital."
The nun told the Italian news agency ANSA, "I did not know I was pregnant. I only felt a stomach pain." The nun reportedly named her baby boy, Francesco, after St. Francis of Assisi. Of course, it’s also the name of the current Pope.
The report noted: "The nun belongs to the Little Disciples of Jesus convent in Campomoro near Rieti, which manages a home for the aged."
Her fellow nuns were naturally "very surprised" by her giving birth. However, it’s been reported that the nun will keep the baby.
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