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Don't Cry

The waterfall cries extraneous tears
which catch on the wasteful wind
then drop, and pool in puddles on the ground,
where people walk, regardless.

Is It Poetry?

Vatican 'Letter gate' scandal comes to a head as text released  

Vatican ‘Letter gate’ scandal comes to a head as text released 


Philip Pullella


VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican “Lettergate” scandal came to a head on Saturday when the Holy See, under pressure from the media and conservatives, released a full text by former Pope Benedict that before was cited only selectively. 461 more words



In January 2017, Me and my Sicilian boyfriend Salvo ( Short for Salvatore) flew from Bristol Airport to Rome. This was my first flight as an adult ( I flew to Holland as a baby but have no recollection) and I was on the verge of tears because I was about to be 40,000 ft up in the sky in a big metal bird. 974 more words


Imitate St. Pio's life, don't forget poor, marginalized, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves
Catholic News Service

SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO, Italy (CNS) — Many people admire St. Padre Pio, but too few imitate him, especially in his care for the weak, the sick and those who modern culture treats as disposable, Pope Francis said during Mass at Padre Pio’s shrine. 804 more words


Study of the universe ‘an act of worship,’ Vatican astronomer says

Kate Blain

Mar 15, 2018


TROY, New York – Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory, told a crowd at a Troy Catholic Church that “the study of the universe is an act of worship.”

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In love with Rome – our short travel to the Eternal City

Build on seven hills, by Romulus and Remus, it’s been called The Capital Of The World. It has more than 900 churches and 280 fountains. The city, that used to be a center of Roman Empire, will make you fall in love with it immediately. 521 more words


Ciao Rome and Vatican City!

Rome was on my bucket list of places that if I couldn’t travel anywhere else I had to go! My expectations were so high, and whilst some of them were met, others were not. 1,036 more words

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