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This Is What You Were Up To When You Were Baking In Your Mama's Oven

How in the world does all this happen in 9 short months? Life is magical.

This Is What You Were Up To When You Were Baking In Your Mama's Oven

If someone said to me, "I'm going to put a cell inside of you, and it's going to divide, turn itself inside out, create a sack of life around it, develop features that look like you, carry your DNA, and then you will squeeze it from your body (or someone will cut you open and remove the mini-you," I'd say, "The hell you are."

Most of us know how the start of a baby happens and what a baby looks like when it's born. However, most of us don't really think about the 9 months between conception and birth. Here's a hypnotizing GIF that shows each stage of development. Take note at when the baby begins to look like a baby. I mean, seriously, this process is magical.



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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure last month that could pave the way for the Catholic Church to deny President Joe Biden communion. The conservative bishops hope to prevent Biden from participating in the sacred ritual because of his support for abortion rights.

Biden is a devout Catholic who considered becoming a priest in his youth. He rarely misses mass, holds a rosary while making critical decisions, and often quotes scriptures. When asked about the bishops' decision Biden said it is "a private matter and I don't think that's going to happen."

The bishops hope the new guidance would push "Catholics who are cultural, political, or parochial leaders to witness the faith."

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