Monday, August 18, 2014
What a "Parlatorio" Looks Like
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This is where you speak with cloistered nuns, through a grille in the parlatorio, or speaking room.
Sometimes the sisters leave the cloister to vote or to visit a doctor or dentist. Usually you do not see them.
Certain extern sisters, such as the doorkeeper, can speak to workmen or to those coming for various reasons.
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