Instead of something funny this Friday, I offer you something FABULOUS!

I don’t know where I was when this piece originally aired on CBS’s 60 Minutes (oh yes, now I remember, doing final editorial revisions on my novel) but I am thrilled to have discovered it and to share it with you.  The video segment offers a marvelous glimpse into the Vatican Library, a storehouse of innumerable treasures of Western Civilization (and I DO mean innumerable –turns out no one can definitively list every book, map etc that is in the library).

I wonder how Henry VIII would feel about the Pope possessing some of his love letters to Anne Boleyn.  My guess—he wouldn’t be thrilled—but I was thrilled to see them, even if it was only on my computers screen.

Enjoy your twelve minute tour of the Pope’s private library.

One Response to “A Sneak Peek Inside the Vatican Library”

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