Daily Archives: 15 May 2007

Throwing the strawmen

Today is the Ides of May.  In ancient Rome it was a today for ancient Roman priests and officials to throw the argei into the Tiber of the Sublician bridge, and important wooden structure under care of pontifices. 
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The Pope’s airplane comments and the left’s obsession

The slithery Marco Politi of La Repubblica has been saying for months that the Holy Father has been committing public gaffs, as in his comments at Regensburg when he angered Muslims.  Now Politi is fixated on the Pope’s remarks on … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK: 1988 – Ratzinger on the Lefebvre “schism”

I tip my biretta to Pontifications    o{]:¬)   for reminding me about a speech Joseph Card. Ratzinger gave in Chile in 1988 just days after the late Archbp. Marcel Lefebvre illicitly consecrated bishops in an act many think was schismatic. 
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