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The Pope’s New Renault

Over at Deacon Kandra’s place there is some funny stuff about the Pope’s new car, an old Renault.
Earlier this week, the pope got a new set of wheels.    And now CNS has collected some priceless reaction:
Leave it to the slapstick brothers, … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z tracks back to Pope Francis and priests’ cars: A Response to William Doino, Jr.

A few days ago at First Things William Doino, Jr. posted a well-written, thoughtful piece entitled: “Should Priests Drive Fancy Cars?”
Doino, channeling Francis, advocates the biblical text Matthew 6:19-21:
Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and … Continue reading

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“Dear Holy Father… about my car….” Wherein Fr. Z offers advice to priests about vehicles.

I’ve been giving a lot of thought to Pope Francis’ war on new cars for priests and religious.  HERE.
I saw this in an article in the Vatican’s underground satirical newspaper LA CIPOLLA:
Priests far and wide are now under attack because … Continue reading

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Pope Francis inspected Vatican parking, checked what cars are driven

From Corriere della sera comes something straight from a Fellini movie (my translation).
I am not making this up.
Inspection – The Pope declared war on the Vatican’s luxury cars.  First, he attacked wastefulness, underscoring that “it bothers me when I see a … Continue reading

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