Tag Archives: Card. Bertone

What’s up with sacred music in Rome? Nothing good, it seems.

Sandro Magister has a piece today about what is going with sacred music in Rome, more specifically via the Sistine Chapel Choir and the Pontifical Institute for Sacred Music.
In a word: disaster.
Here is the first part:
Not Sacred Music, but Sounds … Continue reading

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Contradictory reports about the “white paper” of the Pont. Council “Iustitia et Pax”

I posted about the story on Chiesa that Card. Bertone, the Secretary of State, was blind-sided by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace controversial (dreadful) “white paper” and that, subsequently, he decided that all documents have to get the … Continue reading

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More on the one-world-government “white paper” from Pont. Council for Justice and Peace

Over at Chiesa, there is a piece about the new, confused “white paper”, as I prefer to call it, from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
Too Much Confusion. Bertone Puts the Curia Under Lock and Key
The document of “Iustitia … Continue reading

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A pessimistic article about SSPX and talks with Rome

In Vatican Insider of La Stampa comes this.  My emphases and comments.
Beware: Weird translation.  You might have better success in Italian.  Or else the original French, more more nuanced, here.
Before a key meeting in Rome, the leader of the traditionalists … Continue reading

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Card. Bertone offers up more about the Third Secret of Fatima

Andrea Tornielli has a piece about interviews given by His Eminence Tarcisio Card. Bertone in the days surrounding the beatification of Pope John Paul II during which the topic of the “third secret” of Fatima was brushed up.
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“Vatican Tempests. The Academy for Life Puts Its Neck on the Line”

Everyone… read this.  I just finished it on the Italian site and then found it in English.
This is about the civil war in the Pontifical Academy for Life over remarks made by Archbp. Rino Fisichella about a case of abortion … Continue reading

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Where’s the memo?

I noticed this on the site Palazzo Apostolico by Paolo Rodari:
When last 10 July Barak Obama came to visit at the Vatican, he sat down for a long time with Benedict XVI and a shorter time with Secretary of State … Continue reading

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Taking possession of titular church

CARDINAL BERTONE TO TAKE POSSESSION OF HIS TITULAR CHURCH
VATICAN CITY, 1 OCT 2009 (VIS) – A communique published today by the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff announces that at 5 p.m. on Saturday 3 October, Cardinal Secretary … Continue reading

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