Daily Archives: 13 February 2009

Jerusalem Post is satisfied with the Pope’s remarks

Apparently the Jerusalem Post is satisfied with the Pope’s statements:
Die „Jerusalem Post” ist zufrieden mit den Worten von Papst Benedikt zum Judentum und zum Holocaust. In einem Artikel mit der Überschrift „Die Entschuldigung des Papstes“ wird begrüßt, dass der Papst … Continue reading

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POLL: pompoms

There has been discussion of the biretta lately, around this blog…. real birettas and photoshopped.
Also, the other day when I was tidying up an older foldable biretta I can put in a travel bag, I decided to remove the pompom.  … Continue reading

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Rodari: Archbp. Dolan to NY?

Paolo Rodari of Il Riformista is saying that Archbishop Timothy Dolan my be translated from Milwaukee to New York.
This rumor as floated around for a while now.
Rodari’s take is that this is the Vatican’s soft approach toward an anti-Catholic Obama … Continue reading

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Fr. Longenecker: more and more troubling!

With concern I must post that Fr. Longenecker, whom I have ever treated with brotherly charity in these blog entries, has once again offered me undeserved sass!
He claims that he "missed" my post about his biretta.  Okay… let’s take him … Continue reading

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Will Speaker Pelosi have an audience with Pope Benedict in the next few days?

I am sure more details will emerge, but pro-abortion Catholic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is heading to Europe with a delegation.
They are supposed to go to Rome.
I understand that there is a meeting with Pope Benedict.
Interesting, no?

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D. Rockville Centre: Bp. Murphy clarifies his SSPX position

Not long ago, His Excellency Most Rev. Bishop William Murphy made comments about the SSPX/Williamson/Holocaust controversy in The Long Island Catholic, the newspaper of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
I have written of Bp. Murphy before.  His comments are usually good.  … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Archd. of Manila’s “guidelines” on Summorum Pontificum

From a reader:
Just to let you know that the Archdiocese of Manila has apparently pulled out the "guidelines" from H.E. Card. Rosales on Summorum Pontificum.
The link is gone from the main page, and from the page of the Cardinal’s homilies … Continue reading

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S. Philly TLM wrap up

The following was in the South Philly Review.
My emphases and comments.
Missa Cantataby Lorraine Gennaro
In honor of the feast of conversion of its namesake, St. Paul’s celebrated a Latin Mass for the first time since Vatican II introduced the modern Mass … Continue reading

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