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Card. Turkson: eaten alive by BBC

Peter Card. Turkson was eaten alive on the BBC’s program HardTalk.  HERE
Admittedly, the interviewer was a prime example of the BBC’s vicious worst.
The program, HardTalk, is pretty brutal.  You agree to go on at your peril.
Result this time: train wreck.

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BLECH! *splik* BLECH! GAK!

I read this at the BBC and it disgusts me.  I believe it.
Men!  Talk like men!
More men speaking in girls’ ‘dialect’, study shows
More young men in California rise in pitch at the end of their sentences when talking, new research … Continue reading

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Whaddya gonna call ’em… Whoies?

Many of you are Trekkies.  I suspect many of you are… whaddya gonna call ’em… Whoies?
I was over at BBC 4 today to listen to reading of CS Lewis’ Screwtape Letters.  Cleese is better.  It is the anniversary of his … Continue reading

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Can Gregorian Chant synchronize hearts?

Some people quote the phrase “He who sings, prays twice!” and they (wrongly) attribute it to St. Augustine of Hippo.  The phrase does not appear in anything we have of Augustine.
Also, it would be better if you said “He who … Continue reading

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Must watch and hear. Palestrina.

Tip of the biretta to NLM for this on Gloria TV.  It is a BBC show on Palestrina.  Fantastic views of Rome.

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Did the Holy Father get a free ride from the BBC during his visit?

From Damian Thompson:
The Times’s paywall is mysteriously down, so I nipped behind it and found a blog post from my former colleague the Rev George Pitcher, now the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Secretary for Public Affairs. Writes George:
I … Continue reading

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