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  • Chicago Catholics Get Lucky
    Chicago Catholics Get Lucky
    It's been a while since my last Chicago Catholic Examiner column, but today's topic is a very special piece. I'd like to wish a special Bon Voyage to a group of Chicago Catholics that are getting lucky. By “get lucky”, I...
  • Review for the Working World: Ryse: Son of Rome
    Review for the Working World: Ryse: Son of Rome
    Let's take a history lesson, one that seems drenched in blood! Let's have quick time events through most of the game! Let's have our main hero scream like they do in 300! This is going to be one hell of a game! Ryse: Son of Rome, is an...
  • Marathon champ Paul Tergat
    Rome's Hunger Run to feed children worldwide
    Thousands of runners and walkers will be gathering next Sunday (October 19), in Rome, Italy for a great charity race. The 9th annual Hunger Run starts at 10 a.m.on Viale delle Terme di Caracalla.The registration fees will be supporting the UN...
  • Olimpia Maidalchini; La Pimpaccia
    Rome's famous ghosts: The Pimpaccia
    Every midnight of January 7th, since 1657, a two horned devil cracks his whip across the two fiery eyed black steeds of the phantom carriage. He stops at the Villa Doria Pamphilj. He grabs the ‘Pimpaccia’, the ghost of Olimpia...
  • Rome-Floyd Eco Center
    Ecological education, sturgeon and Rome, Georgia
    Rome, Georgia is located in Floyd County at the junction of three rivers. The Oostanaula joins the Etowah at Rome to form the Coosa River, which flows south through Alabama and then to Mobile Bay.The confluence of these three rivers creates an...
  • Hotel Mediterraneo, Rome
    Where to Stay in Rome, Italy
    When in Rome, where does one stay? If one stays at Hotel Mediterraneo, a one of a kind experience can be expected for an unforgettable trip. Located in the heart of Rome, this hotel is beautiful and easy to get where you need or want to go from...
  • Valeria Messalina with son Britannicus
    Rome's famous ghosts: Emperors, wives and mistresses
    Of the more than 30 of the Kings and Emperors of the Western Roman Empire who were either assassinated or committed suicide, you would think there’d be a lot of angry Imperial spirits haunting the ancient city but only Emperor Nero has shown...
  • Etowah River
    Georgia’s Rome – An angler’s paradise
    Since there is a famous one in Italy and another in New York, the folks in northwest Georgia like to call their city ‘Georgia’s Rome’ to distinguish it from the others. Distinguishable it is.Rome is a friendly city nestled in...
  • Windstar Cruises and SAVEUR team up to offer global dining tips
    Windstar Cruises and SAVEUR team up to offer global dining tips
    Attention global-trotting foodies: Here’s your chance to get free tips on the absolutely best places to indulge your palate at 20 top destinations around the globe. It’s just been published by the folks at SAVEUR magazine and the...
  • Soccer game in Rome features players from many traditions
    Soccer game in Rome features players from many traditions
    An inter-religious "match for peace" soccer game in the Olympic Stadium in Rome yesterday featured players from Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Hindu and Muslim backgrounds playing to benefit at-risk children. Although he did not attend the...
  • "Dateline NBC" 2014
    'Dateline' Husband stabbed dead 19 times 'Secret Life of the Homecoming Queen'
    “Dateline” (NBC) can be seen each Friday & Saturday evenings at 8/7 p.m. Saturday's episode on June 28, 2014 was called, “The Secret Life of the Homecoming Queen.” It garnered 4.44 million TV viewers overall. It...
  • You've come a long way, baby
    Evils of religion, part 3: Catholicism's false premise of Peter in Rome
    After my previous articles, several readers – presumably Catholics – have written me demanding to know how I can allege that Peter was never in Rome. I could just as easily ask, What proof do you have that he was?It’s wishful...
  • Jagger-Mayer-2014
    Rolling Stones joined by John Mayer in Rome at landmark Circus Maximus concert
    On June 22, 2014, the Rolling Stones performed at the historic Circus Maximus in Rome, with a concert that included a guest appearance by John Mayer on "Respectable," according to the Rolling Stones' official website. The concert ...
  • Third Person
    Third Person -- a sorry tale often repeated and un-resolvable
    I GOT it, but I can't tell 'cause that would ruin it. I would think everyone who saw the film would get it, but it seems some reviewers didn't. I'm sure a friend will tell them ... eventually. Just know as you want 'Third...
  • Scooteroma!
    Touring Rome on a Vespa Scooteroma style
    Maybe it is the Italian in me, or that the image of a vintage Vespa makes me dream a bygone era when cool Italians with wearing suits and ties, rode care-free through the streets of Rome with a cute girl on the back. Persol sunglasses, the...