Pope

The Vatican: More Than Holy

Part of the mosaic wall near the top of St.Peter’s dome.

A trip to Italy would not be complete without a visit to the Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the Vatican’s amazing museums exhibiting art and artifacts from around the globe.  Avery, Bella and I spent our last day together in this home of the Catholic Church and the smallest country in the world.  Continue reading

My Special Birthday Guest, Pope Francis

 

popeMy hero, Pope Francis, came to Lesvos on my birthday. He was not visiting me personally, as you might guess, but his visit felt personal. He came because so many victims of war, oppression and persecution are not getting the benefit of global leadership that treats them according to Christian values. Or Jewish values. Or Muslim values. Or Hindu, Buddhist, Sufi, Shinto, B’hai, Crips and Bloods values.

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