You'll notice that's Pope Benedict who resined holding court. I do not think you will find Pope Francis, he of the no red shoe and all that paraphernalia nonsense, posing for delight in front of that middle ages excuse for sophistication. No, my Catholic church is lurching and struggling into what it should have been all along - spreader of good news, not pompous projector of 'heavenly' splendor. Check out http://www.visnews-en.blogspot.it/ for what's happening these days.
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