Pope Miltiades was our second Pope that came from Africa. He arrived after a period of sede vacante of the Papacy,or in simpler terms,the Pope’s seat was empty. 252 more words
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The emperor sat on his golden throne and surveyed his throne room. It was the most beautiful in all lands, near and far. The room was enormous, stretching up to 60m of length where guests would often come to celebrate or to argue. 770 more words
I recently spend just over a week in Italy and Switzerland with my family and some of our friends. There were 11 of us, women, children and seniors. 1,864 more words
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When I watch a program about places such as the Vatican, Saint Peter’s Basilica, the Pantheon, how Rome was built as well as places like Saint Mark’s Square or the Doge’s Palace, I certainly appreciate the grandeur, the beauty and the history.