Daily Archives: October 23, 2013

Going to bat for the home team

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis and Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley aren’t afraid to get their game on. In the spirit of the 2013 World Series pitting the Boston Red Sox against the St. Louis Cardinals and beginning … Continue reading

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Ambassadorial introductions: formal and not so formal

Ken Hackett, the new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, presented his credentials to Pope Francis Oct. 21. The formal ritual called for Hackett to dress in morning coat and white tie, and to physically hand over his paperwork to … Continue reading

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It’s becoming a thing! #capswap

VATICAN CITY — There was a lot of papal cap-swapping at today’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square. But one audience member was expecting a freebie zucchetto  — without an exchange — as this photo shows, captured by our very … Continue reading

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