Daily Archives: 14 May 2007

A trip to China for Pope Benedict?

Today in Adnkronos we read the following surprising report:
As Adnkronos has learned in the environs of the Vatican, the Secretariate of State is supposed to have received from the Chinese organizers of a large art exhibt "Leonardo da Vinci … Continue reading

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Motu Proprio news in The Times

A kind WDTPRSer sent me a link to a story in the The Times about the Motu Proprio.
An article by Ruth Gledhill mentions the resistence coming from German bishops to the MP.  She claims that the Pope will not be … Continue reading

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History in stone

If you have a command of Latin, and you pay attention while walking around Rome, you can find some interesting things. 
Here is an inscription on the facade of Santa Maria sopra Minerva. 
Here is the transcription:
                                 ORUM ORDINIS             PRAED· … Continue reading

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Where are you?

Here are some of the places where recent readers are (I cut out the repeats). 
New Bern, North Carolina Anonymous Proxy São Paulo, São PauloWinnipeg, Manitoba Modesto, California Seattle, Washington Eschborn, Hessen Tucson, Arizona North Reading, Massachu… Mount Prospect, Illinois … Continue reading

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