Daily Archives: 15 March 2007

“Killing” the Exhortation by silence

I found an interesting about the bishops of the UK allegedly "killing" the story of the Pope’s Exhortation.
In a story by Damian Thompson I read (my emphasis):
This was the week that the leadership of the Catholic Church in England and … Continue reading

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Roman Body Piercing

Happy Idus martiae! 
I can see you now.  You are peering at the screen in puzzlement, "But Father! But Father!" you are saying, "That can’t be right.  Shouldn’t that be Idus martius?!   You’ve got it wrong!"
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Another translation problem in the Exhortation and some sharp comments

The Exhortation has a paragraph concerning Catholic politicians, bishops, and the Eucharist.  Here is the English "translation" of the paragraph (emphasis mine – I removed footnote numbers):
Eucharistic consistency
83. Here it is important to consider what the … Continue reading

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Today we didn’t crash the server and despite all the efforts of the Matrix…
Many of you have sent donations.  Some small, some large.  All generous.
Folks, you have left me quite humbled, really.  Your kindness means more to … Continue reading

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