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- The two sisters became pregnant while working in Africa
- They claimed they are surprised about the pregnancy
- Pope Francis launches an investigation
Here comes another odd news from Africa that two Catholic Sisters (nuns) have discovered that they are pregnant while working in Africa.
The two SISTERS were said to be on a missionary work when they discovered they were pregnant. Nuns are not expected to indulge in sexual activities.
The two women, according to mirror.co.uk, are from different orders in Sicily, and on separate charity assignments on the African continent.
According to the report, one of them is 34-year-old, she only found out she was pregnant when she went to a hospital complaining of stomach pains.
The second woman, a mother superior, was working with “fallen women and their children” when she discovered she’s carrying a baby.
The development has triggered social media reactions across the World.
Pope Francis launches an investigation
Meanwhile, Pope Francis has launched an investigation into the embarrassing incident.
The Sun quoted a source in Rome as saying, “There is consternation at this news. It appears that both women were back in their home nations and obviously had some form of sexual encounter.
The source confirmed that an investigation has been launched, “they both breached strict rules of chastity but the welfare of their children is uppermost,” the source said.
Will they continue with their religious work?
It is believed that the two pregnant Catholic Sisters are likely to leave their religious work when their children are born.
Recall that Pope Francis once said that some Catholic Sisters had been sexually abused by priests and bishops, saying some of them have turned to sex slaves to priests and Bishops.
“Pope Benedict had the courage to dissolve a female congregation which was at a certain level, because this slavery of women had entered it – slavery, even to the point of sexual slavery – on the part of clerics or the founder,” the BBC quoted him as saying during his historic tour of the Middle East in February 2019.