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This article on the Vatican Observatory Foundation blog site caught my eye this morning. It’s written by a Catholic priest of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, which is where I was ordained in 2001. 502 more words

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Visit: 17th February 2017

The Vatican City is quite an unusual place in many respects, not least for being the world’s smallest country. At less than half a square kilometre it is 2.6 x 10-8 the size of Russia, the largest country. 665 more words

UNESCO

A day in the death at the Holy See. Chilling chat with a string puller.

It’s well over a year now that 34 year old Miriam Woldu of Eritrea, “Front of House” receptionist at the Pope’s residence of Santa Marta, was assassinated with her baby in her womb. 507 more words

Pope Francis

Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura

Brief description

Founded, according to legend, by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC, Rome was first the centre of the Roman Republic, then of the Roman Empire, and it became the capital of the Christian world in the 4th century. 87 more words

City

Pope meets Palestinian Leader, Palestinian Embassy opens to the Vatican

The Pope may want to be cautious in opening his arms to Abbas. He wants to ensure that Jerusalem remains safe and sound? I am not sure throwing Israel under the bus is the road to go. 271 more words

Government

Xmas tunes that Sizzle from the Caribbean to the Vaticizzle

This year’s Unorthodox Xmas special is a truly unique sonic feast!  For the first hour, we substitute snow and chestnuts for sand and coconuts. Behold a tropical holiday fiesta of classics and obscurities: 53 more words

Music