Daily Archives: 28 May 2007

Der Spiegel: Motu Proprio THIS WEEK

At the same moment that GK sent an e-mail I was reading an article in Der Spiegel which says that the Motu Proprio will be coming out this week.  There is a comment in the context of a larger issue: … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 32: Gregory the Great on Job; rubrics; sacred music

In this somewhat longer PODCAzT we hear from St. Pope Gregory the Great (+604) who gives us a commentary on Job’s suffering.  These days in the Office of Readings, now that it is "Ordinary Time" again… sigh… we are hearing … Continue reading

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“Some pig!”

And on another topic, 
Alabama Boy Kills 1,051-Pound Monster Pig, Bigger Than ‘Hogzilla’
Saturday , May 26, 2007
An 11-year-old Alabama boy used a pistol to kill a wild hog that just may be the biggest pig ever found.
Jamison Stone’s father says the … Continue reading

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Let’s just get it over with

So, let’s just get it over with and turn Westminster… the Cathedral… the Catholic Cathedral… into a mosque.
Okay… I’m exagerating, to make a point.
Hermeneutic had this before but this is just in from the Telegraph‘s Damian Thompson: Allah’s name to … Continue reading

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Restoration: Pont. Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone told the Italian daily La Stampa that the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue is to be restored.
This is the office primarily in charge of dialogue with Islam. 
Last year, Pope Benedict merged the department with the Pontifical … Continue reading

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