Ferragosto Archives - Crux



  • As Italy empties for summer break, Pope Francis opts for ‘staycation’

    As Italy empties for summer break, Pope Francis opts for ‘staycation’

    • Aug 15, 2017

    While being a big fan of the post-lunch siesta, Pope Francis has never adopted the Italian tradition of ‘Ferragosto’ when people abandon the hot cities and escape to the nearby beaches. The workaholic pope decided instead to spend the summer at his home in the Vatican for what in American argot is called a ‘staycation.’

Most Read

Latest Stories