The car that Pope Francis rode in during a visit to the United States is being sold at auction.... READ ON
It started with Mercurio.... READ ON
Pope Francis’ menu for his New York visit seems pretty bland. ... READ ON
Reader Gabrielle wrote in to ask: “Can a pope be ousted? And has it happened before?”... READ ON
When the Catholic cardinals meet to pick a new pope in the “papal conclave,” they’re sequestered in the Sistine Chapel so that their deliberations aren’t influenced by the outside world and that their ballots, burned after each round of voting, remain secret. Updates from within the conclave, then, come not from press conferences or the pontifical Twitter account, but the chapel’s chimney.... READ ON
The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.