Daily Archives: 13 March 2007

Bad translation in English version of Exhortation about Latin

For a long time I have warned people about bad English translations of papal documents. 
There are methodological problems in that the documents are no longer composed in Latin. 
The Latin text, which is the official text, is itself a … Continue reading

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Houston, we have a problem

Some of you will have seen that hosting company suspended my account again tonight. 
The stats here really took off day, I am sure because of the Apostolic Exhortation.  That made the server admin geeks turn off the site.
What is … Continue reading

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The Exhortation is out. My first observations.

I am still in the process of absorbing the document but I can make some observations.
First and foremost, if you were expecting Pope Benedict to "hammer" someone or let his inner Vader out, you were as naive as you are … Continue reading

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Exhortation is out.

I was at the Press Conference for the release of the Post-Synodal Exhortation.  It is huge and complicated and I will need time to absorb it and figure out how to present it.
However, I can say that there is no … Continue reading

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So tonight I get online and find that my hosting service MIDPHASE (with whom I had problems last week) had suspended my account. 
They gave me 24 hours to upgrade. 
Interesting.  No?
I find the timing interesting.  It is the eve … Continue reading

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