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.   He wears … Continue reading

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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. No … Continue reading

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