Monthly Archives: June 2007

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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What a day. Priest: We give Thee thanks, Almighty God, for all Thy benefits, who livest and reignest world without end. R. Aaaaaa….

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The NYT has its coverage of the MP now.  Shall we look at it together?  My emphases and comments. June 28, 2007Wider Use of Latin Mass Likely, Vatican Officials SayBy LAURIE GOODSTEIN and IAN FISHER Pope Benedict XVI has signed … Continue reading

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Le Croix confirms

The French paper Le Croix confirms with a longer article what and Die Welt reported. Highlights of new items: 1)  It says that the bishops were representatives of bishops conferences.2)  After the plenary meeting ofthe Pont. Comm. Ecclesia Dei … Continue reading

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On Wednesday afternoon the Secretary of State, Tarcisio Card. Bertone gave the Motu Proprio to 30 bishops from around the world on Wednesday afternoon in the Apostolic Palace.  The bishops were explicitly chosen and invited for this.  (I am guessing … Continue reading

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An important blog switches off the lights

The good blog Pontifications has closed shop. "Namárië" he wishes us. Cura ut valeas!

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Remember what I posted yesterday?

Do you recall what I posted yesterday about appointments?   It seems Marco Tosatti was right. #  RINUNCIA DEL GRAN MAESTRO DELL’ORDINE EQUESTRE DEL SANTO SEPOLCRO DI GERUSALEMME E NOMINA DEL PRO-GRAN MAESTRO Il Santo Padre ha accolto la rinunzia presentata, … Continue reading

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The Tablet: another dreadful editorial

It will hardly surprise anyone familiar with The Tablet that an article against the derestriction of the older form of Mass might emerge when the date of the MP ostensibly draws nearer.  In finem citius after all. The Tablet’s editorial … Continue reading

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“… keep clear of TradWorld!”

This WDTPRS blog was born from a project of helping people to know what the prayers of Holy Mass really say, because the Lord knows we are not getting their true content in the translation presently in use.  The idea … Continue reading

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Another “Where are you?” snapshot

In the last few minutes… here is a list of where some of your are: Fairfax, Virginia Dayton, Ohio Washington, District of… Stadtwald, Thuringen Columbia, Missouri Kleszczw, Krakow Pleasant Hill, California Vnersborg, Vastra Gotal… Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Nashville, Tennessee Adelaide, South … Continue reading

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Tosatti in La Stampa on Vatican appointments

In the daily La Stampa, Marco Tosatti has an article concerning possible upcoming Vatican appointments. After speculation about the appointment of Card. Tauran for Interreligious Dialogue, Tosatti riffs on the presence of men from Milan in the Curia. Tosatti mentions … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: a different Motu Proprio – Changes Conclave legislation

Pope Benedict XVI desires that the manner of electing a Pope in a conclave will return to an earlier form.  The Motu Proprio is called Constitutione apostolica. John Paul II had changed the legislation to permit "simple election".   Under the … Continue reading

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