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Mini Pope

Vatican Media via Reuters

Posted at Oct 09 2019 09:01 PM

Mini Pope

A child wearing a pope’s outfit is held up for Pope Francis to see during his general audience at the Vatican on Thursday. The Pope’s currently ongoing Synod of Bishops on the Amazon is tackling the issue of ordaining “viri probati” or “tested married men” to serve the Amazon’s isolated rural communities to address a sever priest shortage in the remote areas.