Daily Archives: 30 November 2006

China: Bishop abducted and escapes

Biretta tip to Argent for this alarming story from China… o{]:¬\ who in turn got it from AsiaNews. Read this and think about whether the PRC is really interested in proper relations wtih the Catholic Church. Rome (AsiaNews) – A … Continue reading

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Common Declaration of Benedict and Bartholomew

The text was originally released in FRENCH only. As I write, I am listening to it being read in English via Vatican Radio. Here is the text, which I publish after the reading is completed for reasons of the Press … Continue reading

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Address of Pope Benedict before the Ecumenical Patriarch

ADDRESS OF POPE BENEDICT before the Ecumenical Patriarch (my emphasis and comments) This Divine Liturgy celebrated on the Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Patron Saint of the Church of Constantinople, brings us back to the early Church, to the … Continue reading

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Divine Liturgy in Constantinople

I am right now watching the end of the Divine Liturgy of the Ecumenical Patriarch as Pope Benedict attends. The liturgy has ended and the Patriach is giving an address. My (spoken) Greek is a little rusty. But so far … Continue reading

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Another caption call

"The Divine Liturgy is going to last how long!?"

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