AT THE end of this month Father Giuseppe Ungaro, the oldest friar of our community here at the Basilica of St Anthony in Padua, will reach his hundreth birthday...

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WHEN you have just walked out of a flight lasting 14 hours, during which you weren’t able to sleep a wink...

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This Latin expression, commonly used in Italy, means “In wine lies truth,” and implies that people under the influence of alcohol always tell the truth. It would actually be more accurate to say that people under the influence of alcohol often speak their own version of the truth...

March 01 2019 | by

WELL-known journalist Julie Etchingham, on interviewing British Prime Minister Theresa May, concluded her questions with the following challenge, “What’s the naughtiest thing you ever did?”

February 05 2019 | by

DO YOU remember that 1966 American film directed by Richard Fleisher called Fantastic Voyage? In the film a very important scientist is nearly assassinated...

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A FEW days ago one of my fellow friars showed me a video he found on YouTube which moved me to tears. I think some of you may already have seen it, but if you haven’t, go to: inspiremore.com/zuzulka-family-adoption

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