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The United Kingdom moved closer to being the latest nation to legislate in favor of same-sex "marriage" this week when it passed a bill allowing such ceremonies to take place in England and Wales. The bill still has to go before the House of Lords, but such legislation coming even this far would have been unthin...read more
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May is the month when spring arrives in Rome in all its splendor, and citizens and visitors alike rejoice in the sunlight, scented jasmine and budding roses. Perhaps this is why one’s …read more
Tourists from the United States tend to see ancient Rome like a distant mirror of their own culture. The ancient Romans were a people under a rule of law; they were resourceful and respected …read more
A major international conference on the liturgy will take place June 25-28 in Rome in which a large number of highly distinguished and world-renowned speakers will discuss liturgical …read more
The Galleria Borghese museum, one of Rome's jewels, hosted an usual guest from Florence during Holy Week. Verrocchio's statues of Doubting Thomas and Christ, usually found along Florence's …read more
When it comes to international relations, Pope Francis' priorities are unlikely to greatly differ from those of Pope Benedict XVI. But his difference in style could potentially harvest …read more