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Iraqi Ambassador to Holy See: ISIS Wants to Assassinate the Pope.

September 16th, 2014 by Rebecca Hamilton

Iraq’s ambassador to the Holy See says that stories of ISIS’ plans to assassinate the Pope are credible.

My personal reaction is that of course they want to murder the pope. 714 more words

Catholic Church

Pope Francis: Global conflicts have become WWIII


Pope Francis warned of a third world war while visiting the Austro-Hungarian Cemetery of Fogliano di Redipuglia in northeastern Italy on Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of WWI. 303 more words

World News

Dumb crook(s) of the Day

Authorities in France said two men who were supposed to be giving a Vatican vehicle a tune-up instead used the car to smuggle pot and cocaine from Spain.

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The Vatican

Well, what a day.  We started out about 8:30 am on a tour of the Vatican Museums.  We didn’t even begin to see it all, but we saw all the best stuff, I think.   1,915 more words

Italy And Spain -- Fall 2014

A couple of short news items

The Saker


Dear friends,

I couple of short ones today.

First, according to the EU Parliament member Wolfgang Gerke (sp?) the… 310 more words



A multitude of comments have been made about Ian Paisley over the last few days. In the coming days and weeks there will be deliberations about his life and character, much of it by people who never met him or knew him. 555 more words