Daily Archives: 27 March 2008

Too much stress in your life? Try this.

Fed up? Nothing gives quite the same sensation as popping bubblewrap. Go ahead… click… and then come back to let us know how it went. "Must have mooorrre ! ! !" … a new WDTPRS motto!

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QUAERITUR: Eucharistic fast before TLM – how long?

I got a question via e-mail:  Hi Father. At the end of Mass today in Christ the King Chapel at Franciscan, the EF Mass taking place this Sunday was announced – however, we were told that if we were going … Continue reading

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L’OssRom: Darío Card. Castrillón Hoyos on Summorum Pontificum

Darío Card. Castrillón Hoyos, President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, gave an interview to L’Osservatore Romano. I am thinking that this does two things.  First, he is shoring up what the Holy Father has been saying about ad orientem … Continue reading

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Fr. Selvester on confessions on Good Friday: a response

  Fr. Guy Selvester, a blogger I respect who often comments here, I am glad to say, has taken WDTPRS and others to task for supporting the hearing of confessions on Good Friday and Holy Saturday. He states acknowledges that … Continue reading

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Reporting in Italy on Pope’s Baptism of a Moslem at Easter Vigil

  I am just now started to get more interested in this story. As you know the Holy Father baptized a Muslim at the Easter Vigil, Magdi Allam, vice-director of the Italian daily Corriere della Sera.  Some reactions have been … Continue reading

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How do Americans view the Pope and the Church?

This just in from The Earth Times: Washington – Most Americans have a positive view of the Catholic Church and Pope Benedict XVI, ahead of his visit to the United States next month, despite years of negative publicity resulting from … Continue reading

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