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Nuns we love: How do you solve a problem like Maria?

Nuns we love: How do you solve a problem like Maria?

Just in case The Sound of Music didn’t clue you in: it turns out that nuns can be a bit cheeky. Maria Von Trapp sang out of church, ate too much, and fell in love (oh yeah: and evaded the Nazis). These days, nuns behaving badly are more likely to be waving the feminist flag, it turns out. According to a BBC article, the Vatican just released a report criticizing the Leadership Conference of Women Religious — which represents about 80% of American nuns — saying that they were “becoming feminist and politicised, promoting radical ideas and challenging bishops.” Excellent!

The waiting room is alive with the sound of music

The waiting room is alive with the sound of music

While the New York-based group ImprovEverywhere has been creating seemingly spontaneous yet meticulously planned public “scenes” for years (including this musical in a mall food court and the “frozen” Grand Central Terminal), the video below from a Belgian train station is the most impressive example of this kind of thing we’ve seen from overseas. Keep…