Daily Archives: 15 October 2013

Day 8: From lilies to lions

Today we had Mass, early, and then journeyed by train (farewell little buses) from storied Florence to fabled Venice.
Some shots.
Panorama shots are distorted but interesting.

We went pretty much straight to lunch from the hotel.  I started with sardine in saor

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Statue of Our Lady of Fatima and (thriving) Benedict XVI sighting

As you know the statue of Our Lady of Fatima came to Rome and returned to Fatima.  I was in Rome the last time she arrived.  Alas, because I am with a pilgrimage I just missed her this time.
However, it … Continue reading

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SSPX seems poised to confirm a formal schism

I read at Rorate about a strong speech given by SSPX Bp. Bernard Fellay which is effectively a denunciation of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict and – yawn – you know the rest.
Here is a sample:
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Pope Francis disappoints feminists, LCWR once again

His Holiness Pope Francis has again disappointed the proponents of female machismo everywhere.
At News.va read about his address to the Women’s Section of the Pontifical Council for the Laity on the 25th anniversary of Blessed Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic … Continue reading

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