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Nun Wins ‘Voice’ Contest in Italy

One of the biggest goals of Pope Francis in his brief popedom thus far has been to get the Catholic Church closer to the average person, prompting church officials to “go out into the streets”. Francis’s message resonated with Sister …

Nun Sentenced To Prison For Peace Activism

The 84-year-old nun, Sister Megan Rice, is no stranger to activism. She has been protesting and wreaking havoc on sites that deal with nuclear power for decades. Now, she has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison. She doesn’t …

Nun Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Anti-Nuclear Protest

A Federal District Judge sentenced an 84-year-old Roman Catholic nun to 35 months in prison Tuesday for breaking into a nuclear facility on July 28, 2012. Sister Megan Rice was found guilty of damaging more than $1,000 worth of U.S. …

Sister Megan Rice, A Nun Facing Life In Prison

Sister Megan Rice is an 83-year-old Catholic nun who will likely be spending the rest of her life in prison. Her and two other peace activists were protesting a nuclear power plant when they took it a little further than …

Roxana Rodriguez On Being Pregnant: “It’s Not Possible. I’m A Nun.”
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A catholic nun in Italy has given birth to a healthy baby boy whom she named Francesco (Francis), after the new pope. The nun reportedly called for an ambulance on Wednesday morning after experiencing abdominal pains, which she thought were normal …

Roxana Rodriguez Is The Pregnant Nun
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A pregnant nun sounds like something you might see in an Adam Sandler movie, but it is actually a real scenario. 31 year old Roxana Rodriguez was living a simple life in a convent, but all that changed one night …

Pregnant Nun Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant
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31 year-old nun Roxana Rodriguez from the Little Disciples of Jesus convent in Rieti, Italy, received the shock of her life when she delivered a healthy baby boy, on Wednesday. Apparently, Rodriguez did not know that she was expecting, and …

Pregnant Nun Surprises Roman Catholic Church
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A 31-year-old El Salvadoran nun has caught the Roman Catholic Church off guard by giving birth to a baby boy. Roxana Rodriguez was rushed to a hospital in Rieti, Italy on Wednesday for severe stomach pains. She eventually had the baby …

Nun Birth in Italy Quite the Shocker
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In “oops” news, a nun who didn’t know she was pregnant gave birth to a nine pound baby boy Wednesday, in the small, central Italian city of Rieti. The 31-year-old nun, originally from El Salvador, said she started having stomach …

Cloistered Nun: 86 Years Of Monastery Living A World Record
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A cloistered nun with 86 years of service to her monastery has died. The AP reports that Sister Teresita Barajuen has died at the age of 105. She is believed to hold the world record for years of being cloistered …