Daily Archives: 7 January 2008

New Papal Encyclical: maybe 19 March?

This comes from the Italian daily Il Messaggero. Some are saying that Pope Benedict might release his third encyclical on 19 March, the feast of St. Joseph.  It is rumored to be an encyclical on social doctrine and it may … Continue reading

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A curious point in a USCCB press release on Catholic-Jewish relations

UPDATE: 7 Jan 2007 – 16:47 GMT USCCB CHANGES COMMENTS ON CATHOLIC JEWISH RELATIONS Father McManus compared the teaching style of Pope Benedict XVI with that of his predecessor, Pope John Paul II, particularly in regard to the organic development … Continue reading

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Da Pacem Domine

Biretta tip  o{]:¬)  to The Anchoress for this link.   You must go and check out the video on Love To Be Catholic which is a brief glimpse of monastic life, including Gregorian chant.

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Jesuits open their General Congregation, and the altar of St. Ignatius in the Gesu

This just in from a very interesting website set up for the Jesuit General Congregation, which opened today: General Congregation Press Release – January 3, 2008The opening Mass of the 35th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus will take … Continue reading

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The body of St. “Padre” Pio to be exhumed for recognitio

On the blog Sacri Palazzi Andrea Tornielli reports that the body of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, "Padre Pio", will exhumed and examined.  Here is the story in my translation: The announcement was made at the end of the Mass of … Continue reading

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TLM in Raleigh’s Sacred Heart Cathedral

There is an interesting article in the The News Observer which deals with the TLM in Raleigh, … which seems to be getting a lot of WDTPRS coverage these days… and our friend Fr. Parkerson. What is great about the … Continue reading

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