Last weekend, addressing a crowd of over 200,000, Pope Francis told mafia members that they embrace evil and that they will be excommunicated. In the battle to rid Italy of the mafia scourge, the significance of the Pope’s words are not to be underestimated. “The ‘ndrangheta is worship of evil and contempt for the common good,”…” that is bad…”…”and […]
Within the group of cardinals sending out smoke signals from the Sistine chapel in Rome, Italy, lurks a cardinal who recently justified paedophilia as a phenomenon which is physiological and inevitable. The name of the cardinal who seems to think paedophilia is inevitable remains unknown, and will probably remain so. That a gentleman with such an […]
Casella, if you do not know it, is a village lying in the hills behind Genoa in Liguria, Italy. After a ride on a rickety little train, I ended up there for the first time this August and came across this the church in this out of the way little place in the middle of […]
Not sure just where this is, but it is definitely in Italy somewhere.
That the Roman Catholic Church paid a fundamental role in the evolution of Italy can be seen from the often opulent decoration of the churches which litter this country.
Yep, it’s official, well almost. There have been quite a number of news stories about the new 21st century sins that the dear old Vatican has come up with. And here they are, the sins, that is, in no particular order, at least I don’t believe so: Environmental pollution – Change you car – or […]