04/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Court To Examine New Madonna Adoption

A Malawian court will investigate Madonna's application to adopt a 14-month-old baby girl named Mercy James from the same orphanage where she got David Banda, officials said Friday.

The pop singer or her representatives are expected to appear in court Monday for adoption proceedings, officials told Reuters. Madonna is scheduled to travel to the south African country over the weekend.

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