Daily Archives: 28 April 2007

The 2nd miracle of St. Gianna Beretta Molla

In 2005 I wrote a piece in the Catholic Online Forum on the 2nd miracle through the intercession of new St. Gianna Molla.  I reproduce it here, somewhat edited, on her feast day.  The account of this miracle gave me … Continue reading

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Sales of the Pope’s book very strong

Reports are coming in about the sales of Pope Benedict’s new book, Jesus of Nazareth.  In some 10 days after its release, 510 thousand copies have been sold in Italy, 480 thousand in Germany and in Poland 100 thousand.
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The BBC twists the Tridentine issue

In an entry yesterday I opined that as the date for the Motu Proprio becomes more concrete (or at least seems to become concrete) some journalists would go start freaking out. 
Here is a piece from that bastion of conservative … Continue reading

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5 May could be it

In the blog of Damian Thompson on Telegraph.co.uk:
May 5, the feast day of Pope St Pius V. That is apparently the date Pope Benedict has chosen for his announcement of the lifting of restrictions on the celebration of the beautiful … Continue reading

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