A new “manifesto” in Rome urging prayers for the Pope
Do you remember that, no too long ago, some wags in Rome clandestinely slapped up some posters “manifesti” on the walls of Rome addressing themselves – in the Roman way – to Pope Francis? The posters were hurriedly removed.
Now I read from Marco Tosatti that there are new “manifesti”, small in format, with various petitions.
The manifesto features a smiling Francis surrounded by a Rosary and these petitions (my translations and comments):
perché Roma torni alla fede [That Rome return to the faith]
perché la Madonna venga prima di Lutero [That Mary come before Luther – a reference surely to the horrid stamp