The pope bids a final farewell to a crowd outside the Vatican, leaves for papel summer residence in Castel Gandolfo.
Unknown Cardinal on Bro. Ratzingers' right misidentified by ABC's Bro. George Stephanopolis as Cardinal Bertone, Pope Benedict's wingman.
See F.·.W.·. Blog: Bro. Tarcisio Bertone on the Bro. Ratzinger Show
The Mosaic Pavement
The black and white checkered floor has existed in temples since the times of ancient Egypt. More than simply decorative, the mosaic pavement bears a profound esoteric (special) meaning. Today it is one of Freemasonry’s most recognizable symbols and is the ritualistic floor of all Masonic lodges.
- Hamilton, Ontario Masonic District C
The Grand Exit continues.
Not to be outdone the Bro. Chauffer gets in on the Masonic 'Cut Sign' (CS) action.
As does the pilot of Bro. Ratzinger's helicopter.
Masonic fraternity is superior to the Christian variety; and much more practical.
Pays better too it seems. Who's to argue with them.
The Hans Küng X-Files