Chronicles Magazine Letters

The Great Schism

In August 1994, I was happy to be one of the many Latin clerics who over the years, in divisa or in borghese, have made a pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain of Athos, the Garden of the Mother of God.

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  • Correspondence

    Italian Lessons

    Two or three times a week, after dinner, I watch the traffic jam outside Franco's bar. What causes it nobody knows, but a perfectly ordinary intersection of two perfectly ordinary country roads is suddenly blocked.

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