This past week something happened that caught me by surprise. A new Pope was voted in by the World’s Cardinals and their decision brought me to tears. You see… I am not a hugely religious person. As a matter of fact, the last time I entered a church, was this gorgeous 300 year old cathedral called St. Martino in Sottomarina di Chioggia near Venice (Italy) last summer. Inside it was breathtaking. So much so that Connor, my 9 year old, inspired by its beauty, started telling me that he was going to ask God to cure Nicky every day. Now, that made me cry. I grew up catholic, truly there isn’t much of a choice in Italy, you are either catholic or basically you don’t believe. I went to a catholic elementary school with nun teachers who taught us to pray every day. There was even a small church insideRead More →