Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Lucia Lightening strikes St Peter's after Pope's resignation [UPDATE 2]


Yes, this really happened, some hours after the announcement.

Related link: Photo: Lightning Strikes Vatican After Pope's Resignation ~ Weather AOL

UPDATE: Another picture of the lightening.


The source is an Italian photographer.  Maybe he took two photos, or he's just posted a clearer, cropped version.

UPDATE 2:  And here's a video:


3 comment(s):

Andrei said...

I'm not 100% convinced by that photo - an amazing stroke of good fortune to capture but also not hard to fake.

We live in silly times

Lucia Maria said...

There was a storm in Rome, Andrei, from what I can tell searching around.

Andrei said...

There is video of the strike - so it wasn't faked.

But in this wicked world it pays to be skeptical and that is always my default position

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