Tagged With "Pope John Paul II"

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Pope Francis to take AAdvantage of American

PHeymont ·
  Well, maybe he won't be collecting miles on his travels, but the Pope's travels from DC to New York and on to Philadelphia, and then home to Rome will be on a chartered American Airlines 777. He flew from Rome to Cuba and then to Washington on...
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September 7, 2019: A Humble Man's Place to Pray, Krakow

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the church where Pope John Paul II prayed when he was archbishop of Krakow.
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Re: Vatican's Big Tourist Attraction: A New Pope

DrFumblefinger ·
It's hard to imagine the Vatican with 3x as many people as when I last visited it. It would make sardines in a can seem uncrowded.
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Vatican's Big Tourist Attraction: A New Pope

PHeymont ·
Apparently Pope Francis's popularity is fueling a tourist boom at the Vatican; almost 3 times as many tourists in his first 9-1/2 months as in all of the previous year, according to the online business journal Quartz. MORE
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Pope's summer palace opens to visitors

PHeymont ·
Pope Francis hasn't used the Papal summer palace at Castel Gandolfo, and it's now being opened for tours and as a museum.
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Valencia's fiery Las Fallas ends with a flare

PHeymont ·
Burning effigies marked the end last weekend of Valencia's spectacular Las Fallas festival, with hundreds of giant effigies in wood, cardboard and papier-mache put to the torch.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 12, 2015: Berlin TV Tower, Berlin, Germany

Ottoman ·
  The Berlin TV Tower  (German:  Fernsehturm ) is a television tower in central Berlin, Germany (close to Alexanderplatz in Berlin-Mitte).       The tower was designed by East German architects Fritz Dieter, Günter...
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