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McDonald's opens in Vatican building and not everyone is happy

Jan 02, 2017 09:13 PM EST | By Staff Reporter
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McDonald's opens in Vatican building and not everyone is happy

Catholic cardinals definitely deserve a break today — and now they can get one at a controversial McDonald's that has opened a football field's length away from the Vatican.

The McDonald's opened Friday in a Vatican-owned building in the Pio Borgo district of Rome, around 100 yards away from the Vatican State, the Catholic Press Agency reported Sunday. NPR's Rome correspondent, Sylvia Poggioli, tweeted a picture of the restaurant Saturday.

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McDonald’s opens in Vatican-owned building and many people are upset

The latest neighbor to the Holy See has arrived following a McFlurry of controversy.

McDonald’s started its burger-slinging Friday in Rome’s Borgo Pio district, according to Catholic and local media — situated in a Vatican-owned building right around the corner from St. Peter’s Square.

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