Friday, February 08, 2008

Nazi occupation of Rome...



Divine Providence led me today to the tomb of the man who was the Chief Rabbi of Rome during World War II. With a prayer and some luck (grace), I found his grave in Rome's Campo Verano cemetery.

Read a bit about his conversion story here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Zolli

3 comments:

Alfaraz said...

Another example of Pacelli´s holiness.

Servus Dei Pius XII, ora pro nobis.

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Tom said...

John,

Very interesting pictures of your trip to England! Great stoires of your adventures!

Happy Valentine's Day,

Tom, marilee and Kids

JPSonnen said...

Gee, thanks. That reminds me, I should put up a photo of a relic of St. Valentine. Saluti!