Daily Archives: 7 March 2008

Just to be clear, Confessions on Good Friday are NOT forbidden…. duh!

I have been meaning to post about the confusion that has reigned for years in some places about hearing confessions on Good Friday. Hopefully what follows might be of use if you hear that priests are refusing to hear confessions … Continue reading

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Commander of Swiss guard steps down in dispute with Card. Bertone over the Pope’s security

ALL: take this with a grain of salt.  I am hearing from sources that most of this article from the Washington Times is rubbish. For one thing, there is nothing about this in the Italian press so far.  This is … Continue reading

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Archbp. Gianfranco Ravasi, President of P.C. for Culture, defends the new Good Friday prayer for Jews

Sandro Magister has an interesting piece today.  He presents defenses of the Holy Father’s changes to the Good Friday prayer for Jews in the 1962 Missale Romanum by the Jesuit publication Civiltà Cattolica, Prof. Jacob Neusner and by Archbp. Gianfranco … Continue reading

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TLM Training at Merton College, Oxford 28 July- 1 August

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE LATIN MASS SOCIETY Residential Training Conference for Priests Wishing to Learn the Traditional Latin Rite at Merton College, Oxford, Monday 28 July to Friday 1 August 2008 The Latin Mass Society’s August 2007 training conference for … Continue reading

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Where are you?

Here is a list of places some of you readers are (roughly) when coming to WDTPRS recently.   The locations are sometimes only regional approximations, perhaps though some internet node in your area, rather than your precise locality. You readers are … Continue reading

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