Francis has approved the lease of the prestigious renaissance Columbus Hotel to Bill Gates' Four Seasons Hotels. The property is located 300 meters …
Why on earth would the likes of Bill Gates want with such a building. Is it simply a case of 'giving the bird' to Catholics or, is there something more nefarious behind his reasoning?
It’s a hotel that’s literally a stone’s throw from the Vatican. Plenty of potential profit there, I would think. I stayed there in 2013, and found it to be the worst hotel I ever stayed at, despite some Old World charm. Perhaps the expensive rooms were better. I heard years ago that the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre wanted it under new management.