Monthly Archives: April 2008

Telegraph: Names from terna for Westminster leaked?

In the UK, The Telegraph has published something rather interesting:  Short list to succeed Cardinal Murphy O’Connor By Tim WalkerLast Updated: 2:13am BST 28/04/2008 The candidates to succeed Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor as Archbishop of Westminster have been whittled down … Continue reading

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The Transalpine Redemptorists Declaration on Relations with Rome

Here is the Declaration on Relations with Rome issued by the traditional group called the Transapline Redemptorists.  My emphases and comments: Declaration On Relations with Rome Made In Honour of Our Lady of Good Counsel April 2008 We hold firmly … Continue reading

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Seton Hall University: TLM images

I got a nice note from a reader: Father Zuhlsdorf,   This evening I had the honor of attending the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at Seton Hall University celebrated by Father Grimm. I took about 150 pictures of … Continue reading

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Images from TLM at Franciscan U at Steubenville

I kind reader sent some images from the Holy Mass celebrated with the 1962 Missale Romanum according to the provisions of Summorum Pontificum at Franciscan University in Steubenville. Nice! I am sure the students were very pleased!

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WaPo – R. Novak: For Pro-Choice Politicians, a Pass With the Pope

Whereas Card. Egan of New York has issued a press statement taking to task former NYC mayor R. Guiliani (R-NY) for receiving Communion at the Holy Father’s Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, this is from the WaPo. For Pro-Choice Politicians, … Continue reading

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FLASH: New York’s Card. Egan: rebukes Giuliani for receiving Communion

This is just in from the Archdiocese of New York!  Super WDTPRS kudos to a super alert fast friend for alerting me so swiftly! Statement of Cardinal Egan April 28, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2008 The following is … Continue reading

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NLM: interesting video of Mass in vernacular

NLM has a great find: This bears watching as it illustrates the possibilities within the vernacular for Catholic Mass. This video was taken at the first Mass at the Sacred Music Colloquium at CUA last year. The video is long … Continue reading

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Sistine secrets?

Just when you thought the DaVinci Code dopiness was settling down…. this is in from ABC News. Was the Sistine Ceiling a Papal Insult? New Book Asks If Michelangelo Embedded Hidden Messages in the Sistine’s Frescoes April 28, 2008— For … Continue reading

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Panorama: claim that Pres. Bush may convert to Catholicism

Wanna read an article typical of much of the Italian press? Check this out. Ignazio Ingrao of the Italian Panorama (n. 18/2008) has a strange item (my translation): George W. Bush – The President of the United States, like Tony … Continue reading

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NCReg: Interview with Msgr. Georg Ratzinger

There is a very interesting story at the National Catholic Register about the Holy Father’s brother Msgr. George Ratzinger.  My emphases and comments. When Your Little Brother Is the Pope Part I of our exclusive interview with the Holy Father’s … Continue reading

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