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If the pontiff truly believes “excessive consumption” of modern conveniences is causing evil “climate change,” will he be shutting down and returning the multimillion-dollar system Carrier generously gifted to the Vatican Museums?
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We arrived at the Vatican just after eleven. I had read many warnings about the queues for St Peter’s, but it really was hilarious. It spiralled so many times in front of the church that we couldn’t even see the end, so we decided to come back later. 843 more words
To get the most from a visit to Rome, first-time visitors should plan what they want to see in this breathtaking city. Roman history, fine art, ancient monuments, and glorious palazzi are packed into this hilly city, which is not only the capital of Italy, but also the seat of papal power and the former hub of the Roman Empire. 480 more words