When Pope Francis visits the U.S. next month he will urge the United States to open up our doors to immigrants, embracing our history of welcoming foreigners to reside in our country, according to the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.“I think he’ll call us to continue to engage with it (the world), don’t throw any walls up around our nation, don’t revert to isolationism,” Ambassador Kenneth Hackett said. “We are a nation of welcoming people, so that’s where I think he will put his attention.”
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Deepest Holes in the World - Dean’s Blue Hole, Long Island, Bahamas, At more than 650 feet deep, Dean’s Blue Hole is the world’s deepest sinkhole with an entrance below water. Located in a bay near Clarence Town on the Bahamas’ Long Island, its visible diameter is roughly 82–115 feet. The hole is visible above water due to the deep blue color of its water in contrast with the rest of the bay.