A nun from a convent gave birth to a baby and called him Francis


A Salvadoran nun aged 32 gave birth while she was in a convent and said not knowing she was pregnant. She called the baby Francis, in honor of the Pope .

The incident occurred in the Italian city of Rieti, where the nun began to feel sharp pains in the stomach and was taken to a hospital thinking they were cramping, but doctors told her she was in labor .

“I didn’t know I was pregnant, just had a sore belly,” said the nun from convent Disciples of Jesus, according to local media reported.

She named the child like the Pope Francis and both mother and baby are in good health.

According to the Italian news agency ANSA, “the birth was natural and was held on Wednesday under strict confidentiality. The nun continues hospitalized in Obstetrics unit.”

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