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Holy hello

Remo Casilli, Reuters

Posted at Nov 13 2019 10:39 PM

Holy hello

Pope Francis greets a child in a costume, as he leaves after the general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. An international group of conservative Catholics are accusing the Pope of being idolatrous after several statues of Pachamama, a fertility goddess in Incan culture, featured in ceremonies during last month’s Amazon synod where the contentious issue of allowing married men to become priests to make up for a lack of clergy in the region was discussed.