March 15, 2013

Juxtaposition of the Week: The Sacred and the Profane



China smoke stack

Jilin province, China

(photo 1: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters caption: Black smoke, including sulphur and a coal tar component, rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City on Wednesday. photo 2: Stringer – China/Reuters — via Photojournalism of the Week: March 8, 2013, American Photo. caption: An elderly man exercises in the morning on the banks of the Songhua River in Jilin, Jilin province, China.)

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