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Review: The Pope’s Daughter by Caroline P Murphy

As I have confessed here before I struggle with historical biographies as a genre. The talent of writing up the research in a non academic, reader friendly way is the key to a good historical biography in my humble opinion. … Continue reading

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Some facts about Papal Conclaves

As the world looks to Rome to see who will succeed Pope Benedict here are some interesting facts about the process.   Conclave as we know it today started in 1268. This is because after the death of Clement IV … Continue reading

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