Gargoyles sit atop Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. Photo by Paul Almasy / Corbis Technically, this shows a "Grotesque", as strictly speaking to be classified as "Gargoyle" it must funnel / spout water!
Nuremberg, Germany Christmas Market - many European cities and towns have open-air Christmas markets in late November and December. Vendors sell Christmas ornaments and decorations, handmade wooden toys, food, and Glühwein (hot spiced wine).
Pope Pius XII: "Pope Pius XII “No one is permitted to be idle and lazy while so many evils and dangers impend, and while those who are on the other side are working so hard to destroy the very basis of Catholic religion.