Daily Archives: 4 January 2007

Talk about a cold case

I read of a new lead in the case of the murder of Francesco de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and his second wife Bianca Cappello.  The case is 400 years old.
Scientists in Italy Believe They Have Uncovered a 400-Year-Old … Continue reading

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Fr. Z gets zinged

Over at The hermeneutic of continuity I was gently zinged by Fr. Finnigan, in his very funny list of predictions for 2007.  You will want to check this.  Put down your tea cup and scone before reading, however, for the … Continue reading

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4 January: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Today in the Roman Martyrology we find this entry:
11. Emmetsburgi in Terra Mariae e Civitatibus Foederatis Americae Septemtrionalis, sanctae Elisabeth Annae Seton, quae, vidua effecta, fidem catholicam professa est et puellis instituendis necnon pauperibus pueris alendis cum Sororibus … Continue reading

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