Pope Francis Encourages Women To Breastfeed

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Pope Francis Encourages Women To Breastfeed

During a ceremony at the Sistine Chapel on Sunday in which he baptized 32 children, Pope Francis encouraged mothers in attendance to breastfeed hungry infants in public, saying it was even acceptable in church. What do you think?

  • “Man, this guy would do anything to get people to think he’s reasonable.”

    Gordon Solomon
    Ornithologist
  • “I hope none of the mothers accidentally bop their baby’s head while making the sign of the cross.”

    Ian Cahoon
    Masonry Inspector
  • “I’m sorry, but I prefer my churches to be houses of shame.”

    Jonathan Carpenter
    Flag Designer
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