VATICAN CITY — Imagine every time you wanted to go outside you needed to give 72 hours advanced notice and then be escorted by guards “armed to the teeth,” toting Kalashnikovs and making you look “like someone arrested and taken to prison.”
And because you’re caged up inside your residence, which luckily(?) is also where you work, you switch the TV on to soccer matches when you do your daily treadmill run so you can imagine that you’re free, dashing across that open field.
That is “The Day in the Life of” Archbishop Giorgio Lingua,” the 53-year-old apostolic nuncio to Iraq and Jordan, who splits his time between those two countries.
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Just to put our own situations in perspective.