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Controversial feminine image at synod resprents life, leading Vatican official says

October 17, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “The wooden figure of a [nude] pregnant woman has been described as both a Marian image and as a traditional indigenous religious symbol of the goddess Pachamama, or Mother Earth,” according to the report. Paolo Ruffini, prefect of the Dicastery for Communication, said that the image “represents life through a woman,” though he added this was merely his personal opinion.

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