breastfeeding as a sexual shame-fest should have a word with Pope Francis. The forward-thinking pontiff, in an interview with Italian newspaper La Stampa this week, gave the controversial practice his holy stamp of approval.Anyone who looks at public
In a discussion with reporter Andrea Tornielli about hunger, the pope shares a story about how he'd recently seen a mother standing behind the public barriers at the Vatican, holding a baby who had begun to cry.
"I said to her: madam, I think the child's hungry. 'Yes, it's probably time…' she replied. 'Please give it something to eat!' I said. She was shy and didn't want to breastfeed in public, while the Pope was passing," he says in the La Stampa interview, released over the weekend. "I wish to say the same to humanity: Give people something to eat! That woman had milk to give to her child; we have enough food in the world to feed everyone."Read More »from Even the Pope Is Cool With Public Breastfeeding