Daily Archives: 10 May 2007

Italian text of abortion question to Pope on the airplane

Here are the texts of the questions in Italian about abortion and excommunication:
I am leaving them in Italian because I don’t have the energy now to translate them. I would note that the second question was put by Marco … Continue reading

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Vale Valle!

I am really irritated about the fate of Valle Adurni, a very good blog of an English priest.  Here is the entry that has made my angry and sad (my emphases).
Requiem 

With the greatest sorrow, I have deleted my whole … Continue reading

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10 May: St. Job, Old Testament figure

Today is the feast of St. Job.  The Roman Martyrology gives us this terse entry.
1. Commemoratio sancti Iob, admirandae patientiae viri in terra Hus.
I will let one of you do this!  (Those of you who are very stong with … Continue reading

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Italian coverage of the Pope’s “excommunication” answer

Some of the Italian journalists  "covering" the papal trip to Brazil could use a workshop on Church law and making distinctions.
One of the key points in the news these days rests in the distinction between excommunication and exclusion from Communion. … Continue reading

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The Pope’s Book: 15 May

Remember that the Holy Father’s recent book Jesus of Nazareth will be released on 15 May in English.
There is still time to pre-order at real savings: $14.97 instead of $24.95

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