Daily Archives: 13 May 2011

VIS: Holy See Press Office statement about Universae Ecclesiae

From VIS with my emphases and comments. NOTICE ON NEW INSTRUCTION UNIVERSAE ECCLESIA [Spelled incorrectly.  Ecclesiae.] VATICAN CITY, 13 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Following is the notice, in full, summarizing the new Instruction Universae Ecclesia [again] regarding the application of … Continue reading

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Universae Ecclesiae, chapel veils, and you

Posts about women wearing head coverings in church never get any attention… NOT.   Nice double negative, no? I am reminded of the story of the guy during a conference on philology and philosophy who, having delivered a dopey and mind-numbing … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Universae Ecclesiae

Here is a little poll about the new Instruction.  I have written a post about it.  I have made a PODCAzT so you can listen to it. Give your considered answer, having first read it or listened to it and … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 119: Instruction “Universae Ecclesiae”

In this PODCAzT we listen to the Instruction issued by the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” on the implementation of Summorum Pontificum of Benedict XVI. At the beginning I have an introduction to give us some context.  I read in Latin … Continue reading

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RELEASED: Instruction “Universae Ecclesiae” – the text and my initial observations

Today the Instruction Universae Ecclesiae (UE) has been released.  I reformatted the documents I received and make them available in English HERE, or Latin HERE. Here are some rapid points to help you read the document on your own.   The … Continue reading

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30 years ago today

John Paul believed that the Blessed Mother, on her feast day as Our Lady of Fatima, saved his life. 30 years ago today. The moment of the shot was 1717 Rome time, 1317 EDT.

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