Nuns

Nuns stand at St. Peter's square at the ...Nuns stand at St. Peter's square at the Vatican at the end of the Pope's weekly general audience on April 2, 2014.     AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

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Nuns seem happy and animated at the end of the Pope’s weekly audience in St Peter’s square at the Vatican on Wednesday 

Christmas arrives ar St Peter's Square

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Two nuns look on as workers erect a Christmas tree in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican. The tree comes from Bavaria, Germany, is 25 metres high and weighs 7.2 tonnes.

Orthodox Christian nuns gather before the start of a procession outside Jerusalem's Old City...Orthodox Christian nuns gather before the start of a procession outside Jerusalem's Old City September 5, 2013. About two hundred Orthodox Christians took part in an annual procession in which an icon of the Virgin Mary is carried from a church at the foot of the Mount of Olives believed by Christians to mark the tomb of the Virgin Mary back to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City. REUTERS/Ammar Awad  (JERUSALEM - Tags: RELIGION)

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Orthodox Christian nuns gather before the start of a procession outside Jerusalem’s Old City. About 200 Orthodox Christians took part in an annual procession in which an icon of the Virgin Mary is carried from a church at the foot of the Mount of Olives.

Filipino nuns visit zoo in Philippines...epa03783742 A Bengal tiger (L) looks out from inside a glass enclosure as Filipino nuns go around the Malabon Zoo with an orangutan named 'Pacquiao' in Malabon City, northwest of Manila, Philippines 11 July 2013. Nuns from the Sisters of the Holy Face of Jesus convent visited the zoo which is marking its 25th anniversary.  EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

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A Bengal tiger looks out from inside a glass enclosure as Filipino nuns wander around Malabon Zoo with an orangutan called “Pacquiao” in Malabon City, Manila in the Philippines. The zoo is marking its 25th anniversary