Daily Archives: 28 June 2007

WDTPRS looks at the “Tridentine” Mass in the VERNACULAR

In another entry on this blog there are questions and comments about having the "Tridentine" Mass in the vernacular.   Apparently radio commentator Paul Harvey inaccurately launched some rumor about this. "But Father!  But Father!", some of you are muttering.  "That … Continue reading

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The Motu Proprio considered ad intra & ad extra

Here is something I wrote for the paper: We won’t know the details of the Motu Proprio until it is promulgated, but we must consider several points.  When a major document comes from the pen of a Pope, I always … Continue reading

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Hilarious MP liberal press article template

This is too funny!   The Curt Jester offers a… well… you read it.  I tip my biretta!  o{]:¬) I have too say, he nailed this!  Not quite sure what "MSM" is exactly, but it must have something to do with … Continue reading

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A correction

Yesterday in a post about an ANSA story on the recent MP meeting I mentioned that ANSA made an error about the number of bishops present.  ANSA reported that some 15 bishops were present when I and others thought there … Continue reading

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ANSA with Cardinal Bertone on the MP

This is from ANSA on the MP.  They spoke with Card. Bertone.  Here is an excerpt (my translation): "Leaks in circulation during the autumn of last year about the first draft of the Motu Proprio hypothisized that a request by … Continue reading

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Out Of This World News!

You may think the news about the Motu Proprio is great, but this is out of this world. I think we can make some analogies with the derestriction of the older Mass, no? In any event, this is very cool … Continue reading

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A bit more information coming on the MP meeting

This is from ASCA.it.  Highlights: 1) There were 13, not 30, cardinals/bishops present for the meeting.  Card. Pell and Card. Toppo were there and Bp. Basile Mvé Engone, S.D.B of Libreville in Gabon.2) Two representatives from Latin America didn’t come … Continue reading

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Italian TV coverage of the MP story

I just saw the SKY TG24 coverage of the meeting yesterday.  They actually made some decent distinctions.  For example, they made the point that after the Council, with the implementation of the Novus Ordo, something happened that was unheard of … Continue reading

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For those of you in Minnesota

OTHER PONTIFICAL ACTS   VATICAN CITY, JUN 28, 2007 (VIS) – The Holy Father:    – Appointed Fr. Peter F. Christensen of the clergy of the archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, U.S.A., pastor of the parish of the Nativity … Continue reading

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ANSA: Article about yesterday’s meeting

This is in from ANSA.  It is about yesterday’s meeting of Card Bertone and bishops from around the world for the MP. Here are the highlights: 1) They fall into the trap of calling this "the Latin Mass".2) The MP … Continue reading

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Communique from the Holy See Press Office on the Motu Proprio

I slept in today, so I am sure others have posted already but… COMUNICATO DELLA SALA STAMPA DELLA SANTA SEDE Si è svolta ieri pomeriggio in Vaticano una riunione, presieduta dal Cardinale Segretario di Stato, in cui è stato illustrato … Continue reading

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