Meet the Papal Peace Dove Bodyguard…

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... Via Fr. Z, Vatican introduces new security measure in St Peter’s Square. Vatican officials today are introducing a new measure to keep St Peter’s Square clear of marauding birds. A team in the Swiss Guards has been assigned the task of supervising a Sharris Hawk, [sic - should read Harris's Hawk] which will be brought out during the Weekly Audiences and the Angelus – on Wednesdays and Sundays. You know, to protect them from all those viscous crow and seagull aerial attacks. … [Read more...]

How to make me giddy as a Catholic fangirl…

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... Put the two objects of my undying affection in one single photo. Happy Monday, y'all. … [Read more...]

Today is Swiss Guard Day…

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... To celebrate I intend to stalk them on Facebook. Or maybe I'll just make a "Can't hug all the Swiss Guards" video instead. More: Los guardias suizos del Papa estrenan web, fan page en Facebook y canal en YouTube; Pope to Swiss Guards- The Secret of Your Work in the Vatican is Constant Reference to Christ; Pope Meets With Swiss Guard. … [Read more...]

Molto Bello Monday…

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... a return to a very popular weekly feature. Prego, ladies. … [Read more...]