On Anniversary of Tsunami, the Vatican Remembers with Mozart


Three years after the earthquake and tsunami which afflicted Japan in 2011, Rome remembers with music. Organized with the support of the Japanese embassy to the Holy See, "Mozart's Requiem for Japan from the Vatican" will be held today in the Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls.  The Gioacchino Rossini Symphony Orchestra of Pesaro and the San Carlo choir, also from Pesaro, will perform Mozart's Requiem under maestro Daniele Agiman.The tsunami which flooded Japan's eastern coastal … [Read more...]

Who Is My Neighbor? Sometimes, It’s a Little Boy Without a Jacket

Little boy without a jacket

This out of Norway:A little boy sits shivering at a bus stop without a jacket.  How will people react?At first, it appears he's on his own; but then....This video will warm your heart.  … [Read more...]

Society Continues Death Spiral, As Runners Speed Naked Through Detroit Streets

Cupid Undie Run

This morning, a thousand people stripped to their underwear and ran near-naked through the streets of downtown Detroit.I don't know how I missed this event last year, but the Cupid Undie Run is apparently big stuff, not only here in Michigan but in cities across America.   This isn't Ann Arbor's "Naked Mile," in which a bunch of drunk fraternity boys run through a college town under cover of night, as overwhelmed police look the other way.  This is US--American citizens, old and young, male a … [Read more...]