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Monday 26th January 2015, 5.00pm (day 1,250)

Sometimes one must just acknowledge that all the pictures taken on a given day were a bit crap one way or another. 44 more words

Daily Post

After dove debacle, Vatican makes balloons new peace symbol

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Dove lovers, rejoice.

Balloons, not doves, were released as a gesture of peace Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, a year after an attack by a seagull and a crow on the symbolic birds sparked protests by animal rights groups. 80 more words

News

Rome- an architectural, coffee paradise

Architectural paradise, with the best coffees and dessert I´ve ever had- maybe except for the Nutella- Cremé Brulé in Les Halles in Paris. This is Rome. 671 more words

Featured

Pinoy Pride at the Vatican

The Pope is here in Manila and the whole country is filled with excitement and love over Pope Francis! I can’t help but remember the time I first saw the Pope. 1,266 more words

Travels

Photo of the Week: St. Peter's

We’re back! Happy New Year everyone.  The first post of 2015 is a photo taken from our first trip together back in 2007 to Italy.  Memories! 107 more words

Travel

Man who shot John Paul II lays flowers on his Vatican tomb

VATICAN CITY – The Turkish gunman who shot and wounded John Paul II in 1981 laid white flowers Saturday on the saint’s tomb in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican officials said. 246 more words

World

Pope Wishes Rome Luck on Olympic Bid

VATICAN CITY, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Friday wished Rome luck for its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, which may include some events in the Vatican, but then joked that he would not be around to enjoy them. 206 more words

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