New McDonald's restaurant in the Vatican causes controversy

Mcdonald's has very quietly opened a new restaurant in the Vatican. Despite the lack of fanfare, it is creating a backlash.

The restaurant is located just steps from St. Peter's Square.

It is in a building owned by the Vatican

One cardinal blasted it calling it a disgrace saying the space would be better used to help the needy following the teachings of Pope Francis.

There are other fast food restaurants in the area, but this is the first one to be located in a space owned by the Vatican.

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