Virus in the Vatican! Pandemic hits Rome

The Vatican secretary of state and his deputy have both tested positive for the coronavirus, Vatican officials said Tuesday. Cardinal Pietro Parolin serves as the Vatican’s secretary of state and the pope’s No. 2.. the AP reports sources quoting he has “very light” symptoms, while Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra is asymptomatic, officials said. There was no … Read moreVirus in the Vatican! Pandemic hits Rome

Philadelphia Chef dishes criticism on Philadelphia:  On Papal Visit: ‘Didn’t Need To Close Every Street, Scaring Most People’

Philadelphia Chef dishes criticism on Philadelphia:  On Papal Visit: ‘Didn’t Need To Close Every Street, Scaring Most People’ Now that the Pope is back in Rome, we need to take a good hard look in the mirror and wonder if the security nightmare was imposed on us or created In Philadelphia, that look has begun … Read morePhiladelphia Chef dishes criticism on Philadelphia:  On Papal Visit: ‘Didn’t Need To Close Every Street, Scaring Most People’

The Pope’s Excellent American Vacation comes to Philly. And then Francis met Marky Mark   The major story this week was the Papal visit.. covered here a bit too.. There remains a few last minute articles to contemplate regarding the Pope before he goes back to Rome.. Among them: Did Philadelphia go *way* overboard with security? … Read more

The Pope’s Excellent American Vacation comes to Philly. And then Francis met Marky Mark

The major story this week was the Papal visit.. covered here a bit too.. There remains a few last minute articles to contemplate regarding the Pope before he goes back to Rome.. Among them: Did Philadelphia go *way* overboard with security? I know few things not mentioned in the USA TODAY article.. I would argue, … Read moreThe Pope’s Excellent American Vacation comes to Philly. And then Francis met Marky Mark

Congressman swipes Pope’s glass … From PHILLY:  The pope sipped from the glass at least three times during his speech, Brady told the Daily News on Thursday night. And as the Holy Father left the chamber – and as many a legislator tried to make contact with him – the congressman calmly headed to the … Read more