Archive for March, 2013

The Death of the Pope

Before greeting the world after being chosen by the Conclave of Cardinals, the new Pope traditionally moves into a small red room adjoining the Sistine Chapel that has become known over the years as the “Room of Tears”. It has been given this name because newly elected Popes, overwhelmed by the joy and burden of […]

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The Last Pope

In the blaze of publicity that attended the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of his successor, one name kept reappearing in Media reports from all over the world. What made these reports so enigmatic, was that the name of the person they were referring to was not a living person, but someone […]

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