Daily Archives: 27 February 2008

Request from Fr. Z to bloggers

All you bloggers out there. I recently had to correct my permalink settings. If you have linked to specific entries on this blog in the last couple days, would you kindly check to make sure those links are working? Thanks! … Continue reading

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Disaster on the horizon for Vatican finances?

Okay, that title is a little provocative.   But…. but… Here is a story from Hemscott Alitalia president named as Vatican’s international financial controller ROME (Thomson Financial) – Alitalia president Maurizio Prato has been named as the Vatican’s international financial controller … Continue reading

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New Bishop for Lansing, MI: H.E. Earl Boyea

Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Earl Boyea as the fifth bishop of the 10-county Catholic Diocese of Lansing. Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Bishop Carl F. Mengeling. You should know that Bishop Boyea is … Continue reading

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Possible upcoming Rome pilgrimage with Fr. Z – feedback needed

Folks, I was recently contacted by a rather high profile Catholic figure who suggested I might be of some use on a Rome pilgrimage. I just thought I would float this past some of your readers. There are no fixed … Continue reading

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Technical Problems continue

OLD STUFF: Folks, there were problems with the com box yesterday.  I fixed that. I believe the feed problem is fixed. The PODCAzT plugin is screwed up, and it has something to do with permalinks and the .htaccess. I am … Continue reading

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OMV and SJ superiors line up against Pope Benedict and Summorum Pontificum.

The provisions of Summorum Pontificum are meeting with resistance on the part of some diocesan bishops.   However, the Motu Proprio also speaks of the role of religious major superiors.   Some parishes are run not by diocesan priests, but … Continue reading

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WDTPRS kudos to The Hermeneutic of Continuity

WDTPRS send blogo-hermeneutical kudos to the great Fr. Finigan of The Hermeneutic of Continuity for his continuous service in the blogosphere.  Fr. Finigan’s project just reached a milestone of half a million visitors, which is most gratifying. Imagine what will … Continue reading

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Videos of the Sarum Rite

My friend Fr. Raymond Blake sent an interesting link to videos of the Sarum Rite celebrated for Candlemass posted at Valle Adurni. Check it out! Here is the first installment. This looks like Merton College chapel in Oxford. [youtube:v=h4iOqek9Y4Q] For … Continue reading

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