Tag Archives: Dante Alighieri

A Pope in hell? The curious case of Pope St. Peter Celestine V

Pietro da Morrone, born c. 1215, in the Molise area of central Italy, came from a family of peasants.  He entered a Benedictine monastery and later became a hermit.  Peter eventually guided a community of hermits modeled along the lines … Continue reading

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What sort of Dantesque contrapasso does this uber-PC group deserve?

You think you’ve heard nearly every stupid thing there is to hear and then someone even stupider comes along and lowers the bar again.
From the Daily Telegraph:
Dante’s Divine Comedy ‘offensive and should be banned’
The classic work should be removed from … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 104: A glimpse of heaven, “the Love that moves the sun and other stars”

No eye has seen and no ear has heard what God has prepared for those who attain the bliss of heaven.
Christ has won for us the most precious gift of all: membership in the Kingdom of God.
It is … Continue reading

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