Italy Coronavirus Lockdown, No Cars, Pollution Up

It’s so fashionable and radical-chic to blame man, what he creates and what he produces for any environmental disaster, real or imagined, these days. Pollution and anthropogenic climate change spring to mind. During the coronavirus lockdown, which in Italy has strongly reduced car traffic in cities and country, these theories of how our air is […]

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Coronavirus Italy. Prayer to Mary from Rome Rooftops

We’ve previously posted about how Coronavirus Italy consecrates many of its cities to the Virgin Mary. And now, if Italians in Coronavirus times are not allowed to go to church to attend religious services because of the self-isolation lockdown imposed on them, the church is going to them. This is what the Parish of Santa […]

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Raphael’s Sistine Chapel Wonder Shown for First Time

The first thing to say is that, if you search Google for “Raffaello” (known as Raphael in English), the first results you get are about the Ferrero Raffaello chocolate confections, “spherical coconut–almond” Wikipedia specifies. This says a lot about what our society considers priorities (a hint: what makes money). Only if you search for “Raffaello […]

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