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June 10th, 2014
11:13 AM ET

Sister Act: Singing nun wins 'The Voice' in Italy

Sister Cristina Scuccia won Italy's version of "The Voice." CNN's Delia Gallagher reports.

- CNN Belief Blog

Filed under: Catholic Church

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  1. Tom, Tom, the Other One

    I have become comfortably nunned.

    June 10, 2014 at 9:00 pm |
  2. joeyy1

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeedE8vH1FQ&w=640&h=390]

    June 10, 2014 at 8:29 pm |
  3. Reality

    Being born with the right kind of sinuses has nothing to do with god or being a nun as god does not exist and the nun would be better off without all the mythical religious hype in her life.

    June 10, 2014 at 6:07 pm |
    • Akira

      "Get off my lawn!"

      June 10, 2014 at 8:48 pm |
  4. Richard

    Nun Cristina could have chosen better songs to show case her voice range... from her current song choices, it's not clear as to which genre she fits in well ?!

    June 10, 2014 at 4:56 pm |
  5. noahsdadtopher

    What does this have to do with beliefs?

    June 10, 2014 at 2:30 pm |
    • Akira

      It's a nice story.

      Good grief.

      June 10, 2014 at 8:50 pm |
  6. I am your dentist.

    She is ok for the shower, but some voice lessons would help her a great deal. Her technique is poor. As a professional she would lose her voice after 3 or 4 concerts or musicals.

    June 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm |
    • doobzz

      Every party has a pooper.

      June 11, 2014 at 12:25 pm |
      • Alien Orifice

        I agree with dentist.

        June 11, 2014 at 12:27 pm |
        • doobzz

          Someone has to drive the pooper home, I suppose.

          June 11, 2014 at 12:37 pm |
      • Alien Orifice

        I wouldn't pay a dime to see her perform but I am happy for her.

        June 11, 2014 at 12:39 pm |
        • doobzz

          Thank you for your participation, your opinion is duly noted.

          June 11, 2014 at 12:42 pm |
        • Alien Orifice

          Likewise.

          June 11, 2014 at 12:43 pm |
  7. Vic

    Oh wow, good for her, she deserves it.

    I saw a clip of her early in the competition singing an Alicia Keys' song, she was amazing. Maybe she should hook up with Christina Aguilera's counterpart for a record deal or something.

    Congrats.

    June 10, 2014 at 1:33 pm |
    • Vic

      She might wanna hook up with Judy Collins, Amy Grant, Shannon Wexelberg, etc., as well.

      I can't resist this one, she might wanna take "Madonna" as a stage name, that would be very symbolic.

      June 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm |
  8. bostontola

    Good for her.

    June 10, 2014 at 12:35 pm |
  9. believerfred

    "She reserved her final thanks ‘’for the one up there,” and insisted on reciting the Lord’s Prayer after winning, inviting the studio audience and a skeptical panel of judges to join her."

    =>A thankful heart even for non believers makes this world just a little better.

    June 10, 2014 at 12:00 pm |
    • Akira

      Are you saying Sister Cristina is a non-believer??

      June 10, 2014 at 12:53 pm |
      • believerfred

        no, the skeptical panel of judges

        June 10, 2014 at 1:10 pm |
        • Akira

          Ah. I see. I doubt they judged her on the basis of her faith, anyhow.

          June 10, 2014 at 8:45 pm |
  10. Akira

    Did she sing "Dominique"?

    Congratulations, Sister.

    June 10, 2014 at 12:00 pm |
    • I'm not a GOPer, nor do I play one on TV

      Funny.

      I'd post a video of Debbie Reynolds doing just that if it didn't make me cringe and shudder.

      June 10, 2014 at 12:27 pm |
      • Akira

        And I thank you for your restraint.

        June 10, 2014 at 12:34 pm |
      • doobzz

        For a minute there, I misread that as Debbie Harry and was both curious and horrified.

        June 10, 2014 at 12:45 pm |
        • Akira

          Well, Debbie Harry does sing "Rapture"...

          June 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm |
        • tallulah131

          This was a beautiful exchange. Thank you for a good laugh.

          June 10, 2014 at 1:12 pm |
        • I'm not a GOPer, nor do I play one on TV

          One way or another, Debbie Harry in a Nun's habit would veer toward the intentionally ironic much more than any reference to La Sœur Sourire.

          June 10, 2014 at 1:21 pm |
  11. I'm not a GOPer, nor do I play one on TV

    Good for her.

    June 10, 2014 at 11:32 am |
  12. doobzz

    Why? Because we're happy for a person's talent and recognition? Are we supposed to hate anyone who's different from us like you do?

    June 11, 2014 at 1:02 pm |
  13. doobzz

    You're funny.

    June 11, 2014 at 4:15 pm |
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