Daily Archives: 31 August 2013

QUAERITUR: Can you confess in Latin?

From a reader:
I know that the use of Latin is good for large international Masses (and for parish Masses, too…!), but what if, say, a priest and penitent didn’t speak the same language? Could a confession be made in Latin?
Sure! … Continue reading

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Roman Curial appointments: a few observations

A couple things popped up on the screen today.
First, Pope Francis has finally named a Secretary of State: Archbishop Pietro Parolin, Apostolic Nuncio to Venezuela. He starts on 15 October 2013.
Also, the Holy Father assigned Spanish-born Fr. Fernando Vergez, LC, … Continue reading

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Super Fun Video (especially for Trekkies)

Have you seen this?  It is a worthy successor of the VW Darth Vader commercial.

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