Daily Archives: 18 July 2008

The Australian: Latin and Communion kneeling for WYD Papal Mass

I tip my biretta   o{]:¬)   to Kevin D. Dello Iacono who tagged me on Facebook with an article from The Australian. Let’s have a quick look with my emphases and comments. Pope resurrects old rituals for mass     Sian … Continue reading

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SCHOLION: Benedict’s address to non-Catholic Christian leaders

Let’s have a look at the Pope address in an ecumenical gathering with non-Catholic Christian leaders: This address is not without problems.  There are a couple phrases I think some people will misunderstand and extract.  This happened also in the … Continue reading

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Boston: more pretend “ordinations” – sad business

More dissent. Here is a piece from The Boston Globe.  Sad business, really. My emphases  and comments. 3 women to be ordained Catholic priests [Nooo… will pretend to be ordained.] in BostonExcommunication automatic, church warns By Michael Paulson, Globe Staff  … Continue reading

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SCHOLION: What’s going on in Pope Benedict’s WYD arrival address?

I posted the text of the Holy Father’s address for his arrival at WYD in Sydney, but it strikes me that we could give it more attention. I also finally had a moment to process the audio of the address. … Continue reading

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WYD video wrap

Here are a few more news videos to give you an impression of the day in Sydney at WYD.  The Holy Father met with leaders of non-Christian religions, had lunch with some young people and attended the Stations of the … Continue reading

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WYD video wrap – part 2


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