Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Vatican...

...has convinced Israel to grant it sovereingnity over King David's tomb. The question of sovereignity regarding religious sites could not even be asked even a decade ago. What has changed?

One of the themes of this blog is that religion will make a return to power and rule in this century.

Of course, with increased power comes increased vanity, but success must be allowed its eccentricities, no?

..Pope Benedict has taken the meaning of bespoke to a whole new level
by ordering a custom-blended eau de cologne just for him.

The fragrance, which mixes hints of lime tree, verbena and grass, was
concocted by the Italian boutique perfume maker Silvana Casoli, who
has previously created scents for customers including Madonna, Sting
and King Juan Carlos of Spain.

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