Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Vatican Doves Prefer Captivity To Freedom

Just over two thousand years ago in Rome, some fighting eagles caused one of their flock to drop an injured wolf cub into the arms of the child "Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus" better known as Claudius.

A diviner was nearby and suggested privately to his mother Antonia that sometime in the future Rome would be wounded and need Claudius' protection.

Pope Ratzinger released Doves in the Vatican on Sunday to encourage peace between Israel and Palestine and the first dove refused to leave perching on the window sill and the second flew back into Ratzinger's super luxury residence.