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The Pope Says Something Sensible

In the news today, I read that the Pope encouraged mothers to breastfeed if they needed to during a baptism. He reportedly said:

“You mothers give your children milk and even now, if they cry because they are hungry, breastfeed them, don’t worry.”

Stands to reason, really.

Mary breastfeeds baby Jesus in the 16th century artwork, “Virgin of the Green Cushion” by Italian artist Andrea Solario.

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