Saturday, July 12, 2008

Pope is off










Pope Benedict XVI waves before embarking on a flight to Australia for a 10-day pilgrimage, in Rome's Fiumicino airport, Saturday July 12, 2008. A special Alitalia flight with Benedict, Vatican officials and journalists aboard has departed Saturday for a pilgrimage to Sydney.
After a few days rest he begins the World Youth Day celebrations.

1 comment:

gemoftheocean said...

I would think it would be a "special flight." I'd hate to have to have him go through the scanner. Some people have all the luck.

I can't see the Pope fumbling for exact change for a whiskey and soda or a beer should he so desire. Or having to ask for extra honey nuts.