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When in Roma! (Part one)

Well tomorrow wraps our trip here in Rome!! I’m sitting in our nifty AirBnb rental, thinking of all we accomplished these past two days, whew! My tootsies are aching just thinking about all the walking we did!! 691 more words


Vatican City

On my final day in Rome I rushed to the Vatican for opening time, anxious to avoid the mid-summer queues. The upshot of this was the beams of morning light that shone through the windows of St Peter’s Basilica, which made for quite dramatic photos with a very fitting, biblical feel. 102 more words


Rome: Through the ruins of Statism, Liberty Shines

We arrived in Rome Fiumicino airport some time after midnight, several hours later than we should have. Strike action by Italian airport personnel had forced our airline to cancel all its afternoon flights. 3,250 more words


Pope Francis Turns Heads After Marrying 20 Couples Despite Cohabitation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A group wedding at the Vatican is making headlines around the world.

Many of the 20 couples married on Sunday had been cohabiting — “living in sin” under church law, CBS 2’s Tony Aiello reported. 389 more words


The trouble with headlines - no sins and no new developments in Pope marrying 20 Roman couples

Making headlines is not always easy. I sometimes find myself having completed a blog post with relative ease, only to struggle with coming up with an eye-catching headline. 615 more words

Pope Benedict Xvi

Adventures In Italy... Post 36: Unexplained Mysteries Of The Church

There are many mysteries when it comes to spiritual matters.

Every faith in fact has it’s own questions on the beginnings of life, death and redemption. 244 more words


Guess who went to the Vatican again!


But it was a very spontaneous trip to the Vatican that I didn’t even have my camera with me :’( therefore, John so kindly let me use his photos for this blog. 378 more words