The Gift Exchange – Edit


Morales gave the Pope politically charged gifts including a crucifix connected to a wooden hammer and a sickle-the international symbol of the Communist party. The same symbol was also on a necklace Morales gave to the Pope.

Bolivia’s president then gave him a book titled ‘The Book of the Sea’ which addresses the portion of sea Bolivia lost to Chile during the War of the Pacific.

“The Pope in turn, gave Morales a mosaic of Our Lady and a copy of his recent encyclical on the Ecology titled ‘Laudato Si.’ –

I can’t help but ponder
“In the end my Immaculate Heart will triumph” – Our Lady of Fatima


I felt a serious need to delete the original post as information contained in the edit I had added was inaccurate in regards to Pope Francis. Forgive me for allowing that to be shared.


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