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Pope Francis says, "Stop Preaching."

Pope Francis has attracted thousands of non-Catholic admirers by taking a “live and let live” approach in his new role as the Pope of Rome.  Proving his modesty by refusing to live in the “posh” papal apartments, humble enough to wash the feet of a female Muslim prisoner,  and to show his disdain against riches,  the Pope prefers to be chauffeured around Rome in a Ford Focus, instead of the Papal limousine.    1,507 more words

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Europe; 'Winging it' and pretending to be underage in Rome

I appreciate the title may have confused some of you. Usually people try to convince others they are older than they are, and of legal age. 1,231 more words

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I'm (almost) a Roman!

My first week in Rome, Italy

 

As I stated in my previous post, I’ve made it to Europe! Prior to writing that post, I was sleeping on a 12 hour flight in between these two boys from Mexico who spoke no English. 1,508 more words

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The Countries Where You’re Surrounded By Tourists

The Vatican still qualifies as a huge outlier relative to the rest of the world. My method estimates that there are about five tourists there on average for every one resident, or a tourist percentage of 83 percent. 213 more words

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The three modern city-states.

>Vatican City:
Home to the Papacy. Vatican City has its own constitution and government, and is not bound to any nation or authority. It’s considered the spiritual powerhouse for the Cabal. 162 more words

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Rome

I have been away! Sorry for the lull in posts, I have had a very eventful week.

Last week I had a surprise layover in Rome, where I took the time to visit The Vatican.  377 more words

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