Daily Archives: 17 December 2007

The Bishop of Rome

Papa Ratzinger, His Holiness Rome’s Bishop is… well… acting like a bishop.
He burys the dead, namely his "hinge-men", Cardinals, who are of the clergy of Rome. 

He consecrates altars in new churches.

He meets the folks.
 
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Saturnalia

Today, ante diem xvi kalendas januarias, is the 1st day of the ancient pagan Roman celebration of Saturnalia. 
Saturnalia was a festival in honour of Saturn.  There were banquets and people wore a soft floppy hat called a pileus.
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