Two nuns have returned from their missionary work in Africa pregnant, a report has siad.
Both nuns are African and were posted to their home continent as part of their charity mission. One of the women, who is 34, only discovered she was pregnant when she had a medical scan after complaining of stomach pains.
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The mother superior, whose age is not known, is based at an institute that helps “fallen women and their children.”
Daily Sun quoted a source in Rome to have said the women will most likely be relieved of their religious service.
One of the women is based in Ragusa and the other less than 40 miles away in Militello. Its mayor Salvatore Riotta said the news has “left our village shocked . . . but should have been kept quiet,” the source added.