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Pope Francis Encourages Breastfeeding at Mass

It has been less than one year since Pope Francis was inaugurated, but in that time he has been hailed as one of the more liberal popes in recent history. After causing much uproar for refusing to judge homosexuals back in July, the Pope has now raised a few eyebrows by encouraging breastfeeding at the Sistine Chapel. While that probably …

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Sistine Chapel Closes Ahead of Papal Conclave

In order to prepare for the upcoming Papal Conclave, the Vatican today closed the Sistine Chapel to visitors. As of 1 pm today, the chapel, famous for its renaissance frescoes, will be closed to the public until the process of choosing a new Pope has finished. From the Vatican’s statement: In order to accommodate the forthcoming Conclave, the Sistine Chapel …

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