Daily Archives: 10 July 2007

Sr. Chittister on Summorum Pontificum

As usual my emphases and comments.
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By Joan Chittister Created Jul 10 2007
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Just sittin’ here, wondering….

It is gloriously sunny, the Vatican flag is flapping in front of the house in honor of the MP and CDF, I have made myself an incredibly dry Bombay Sapphire Martini and I am thinking.
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Boston Globe on the MP: “the heyday of the Inquisition”

Here is a gem from the Boston Globe.  The author of this Op-Ed piece is Frank K. Flinn, adjunct professor of religious studies at Washington University in St. Louis, is author of "Encyclopedia of Catholicism."  This fellow is heavily into … Continue reading

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The Independent…. the usual stuff about the MP

There is a story in The Independent.  Ah…. welll….. sigh….  My emphases and comments as usual.
Catholics fear [I don’t, do you?] Pope’s revival of traditional waysBy Peter Popham in RomePublished: 10 July 2007
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American Jewish Committee press release

There is an interesting press release from the American Jewish Committee.
Frankly, I don’t know how many times it has to be repeated, but… often people ask the same question repeatedly until they get the answer they wanted in the first … Continue reading

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Official Statement of Archd. of Detroit on MP

The official statement of Card. Maida of the Archdiocese of Detroit has some very good points.  My emphases and comments.
Statement of Cardinal Maida on Tridentine Mass
For Release July 7, 2007
Contact: Office of Public Relations(313) 237-5943
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Summorum Pontificum – TRANSLATION ISSUES

Our experience with documents in the last… well… long time, has taught us to trust what the Holy See releases, but… verify verify verify. This will obviously apply also to what the USCCB releases.
The website of the Holy See, … Continue reading