Daily Archives: 1 May 2011

Usama Bin Laden … Rest in… well… whatever…

Pres. Obama announced tonight, fairly late on a Sunday night, that Usama Bin Laden was killed a week ago, as it seems. [Correction: about 3:30 EST Sunday.]
I am guessing that he made this announcement tonight, USA, time, so that people … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s sermon for the beatification: “turning back with the strength of a titan – a strength which came to him from God – a tide which appeared irreversible”

The Holy Father’s sermon for the beatification of Bl. John Paul II.
Benedict XVI does not do many beatifications.  He has delegated them to others, for the sake of underscoring that a beatification is not an infallible act.
We join the Pope … Continue reading

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