2. “A row has broken out between the mayor of Rome and the Roman Catholic Church over what should happen to coins retrieved from the Trevi fountain. Every year nearly €1.5m (£1.3m) is fished out of the famous landmark. It is traditionally given to a Catholic charity to help the destitute. But now Mayor Virginia Raggi wants the money spent on the city’s crumbling infrastructure instead.” Link here.
5. Friday, January 25 I speak in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan, and January 31 at the University of Chicago.