'How will we cover up this shame?': The priest and the girl
October 9, 2019
SAMBURU, Kenya (AP) — When Sabina Losirkale went into labor, her sister Scolastica recalls, priests and religious sisters filled the delivery ward waiting to see the color of the baby's skin — and if their worst fears had come to pass.
Scolastica and dozens of villagers peered in from behind the clinic fence, as well.
A nun screamed. The boy was white — "a mzungu child," Scolastica said, using Kiswahili slang.
"How will we cover up this shame?" the sisters fretted, she recalled.
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