Tag Archives: L’Osservatore Romano

Papyrus fragment gone wild!

Remember the ridiculous “Mrs. Jesus” papyrus fragment flap?
L’Osservatore Romano, taking a break from commentary on The Simpsons, has offered a view.  This time, however, the editor, they seem to be on target.
A papyrus adrift
“Harvard scholar’s discovery suggests Jesus had a … Continue reading

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Fit to be “Untied”

Now people in the USA can all the more easily read about Homer Simpson:

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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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Spiffy

L’Osservatore Romano is going for baroque.

Now about that … content.

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The challenges of moving from print to digital

From Catholic Culture comes this.  My emphases:
Vatican newspaper: reflections on future of Catholic publishing
In an essay that appeared in the June 6-7 edition of L’Osservatore Romano, the director of the Madrid-based Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos reflected upon the challenges facing … Continue reading

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Editor of L’Osservatore Romano cured as a child by the intercession of St. Pius X

If you don’t ask for miracles, miracles won’t be granted.
At Palazzo Apostolico of Paolo Rodari there is a story that the present editor of the Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano was healed when he was little through the intercession of St. … Continue reading

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“It seemed like a good idea at the time….” – the new John Paul II “statue” in Rome

I was dying to find out the reaction to the new “statue” of John Paul II near Rome’s train station.  It is, in my opinion, horrendous.  In the pages of the Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano there is a short blurb … Continue reading

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REVIEW: L’Osservatore Romano’s new website and online editions

UPDATE: 20 April
The new L’Osservatore Romano site is working better today, though it is still clunky and a bit hard to navigate.
I was able to bring up the PDF of today’s daily.
One curiosity:   They fuzzed out the Vatican stemma … Continue reading

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L’Osservatore Romano: criticizing the questioners

If you haven’t yet seen this, you will want to hop over and have a look at Sandro Magister‘s always useful place.
In this case, Magister presents the back-to-back responses in the Vatican’s semi-official daily L’Osservatore Romano to two theologians in … Continue reading

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L’Osservatore Romano as origin of the maelstrom: Ed Peters opines

The respected, clear-thinking canonist Ed Peters of In the Light of the Law has offered a blistering assessment of the role of the Vatican’s daily L’Osservatore Romano in regard to the latest in a string of media screw-ups.
My emphases and … Continue reading

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