Fr. Scott Murphy, LC

Fr. Scott Murphy, LC, is a Catholic priest and a member of a religious congregation called the Legionaries of Christ. He was named pastoral assistant to English speakers in Florence on January 1, 2013, by Cardinal Giuseppe Betori. Contact him at or see

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The great Italian scavenger hunt

Are you an expat and sometimes get frustrated about the paperwork and procedures involved in the Italian system? You could just continue to gripe about time wasted at the questura, the anagrafe or the department of motor vehicles, but that would be to miss out on a grand opportunity. In