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Chasing boar and taking care of the Lord´s vineyard

Some 500 years ago – Pope Leo X – was chasing wild boars. In the spectacular Luther film (2003) we see the roman bishop chasing wildly through the Italian forests – trying to catch up with his hounds and to … Continue reading

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Today in history

The Church commemorates St. Gall (+645) – monk and missionary around lake Constance (Bodensee): http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallus_(Heiliger) Nearly a century later Lucas Cranach the Elder was artist and successful entrepreneur in Wittenberg. He died in 1553 and more about him here:  http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucas_Cranach_der_%C3%84ltere

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