The Vatican – Big Changes Coming


Big changes are coming at the Vatican – Italy’s state within a state.  The Church-dominated administration is realizing that the secular side of the world’s smallest city-state needs to conform to international norms. Pope John Paul I was thought to want to initiate reforms but his pontificate of … [Read more...]

Why Am I Depressed?

Is Italy Going in the Right Direction?

I am increasingly asking myself the question: Why am I depressed? Apart from Portugal, everything seems quiet on the Eurozone front. I ask myself: Why? What has changed since the last major crisis? Italy has a new government but Letti is hardly the reformer that Monti sought to be. Eurozone … [Read more...]