Tag Archives: L’Osservatore Romano

Vatican’s top 10 albums for a desert island (not making this up, I swear)

I wonder if this list was vetted by Pope Benedict… from the increasingly weird L’Osservatore Romano, via CNA:
‘Thriller’ makes Vatican list of top 10 albums
Vatican City, Feb 19, 2010 / 12:36 pm (CNA).- The Holy See’s newspaper has released … Continue reading

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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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L’Osservatore Romano trying to redeem itself before Pres. Obama’s visit? Taking aim at the President?

As you know, L’Osservatore Romano embarrassed itself and the Holy See several times in the last couple months either through direction by the Secretariat of State, or extreme Euro-naivete, or both, as it helped grease the skids for a meeting … Continue reading

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Ed Peter’s takes L’Osservatore to the woodshed

Ed Peter’s of In The Light Of The Law has correctly understood a burning issue of our day.
L’OR and the Loss of Reason
For most of my life L’Osservatore Romano has been a sleepy Roman rag that arrived weeks after its … Continue reading

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Michael Novak rightly vents about L’Osservatore Romano

In National Review Online Michael Novak vents about the recent "Westpolitik" blunderings of L’Osservatore Romano.
My emphases and comments.
May 26, 2009, 4:00 a.m.
All the Confusion Fit to PrintThe paper disappoints.
By Michael Novak
For several weeks now, L’Osservatore Romano has published … Continue reading

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Rodari interviews Vian on what he is up to with L’Osservatore Romano

It has been hard to explain why in the page of L’Osservatore Romano we have seen sch poor judgment about the case of Notre Dame and Pres. Obama.
Notre Dame chose to bestow an honor on the most pro-abortion President the … Continue reading

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L’Osservatore Romano… what the…?!?

Many…many.. of you are asking me via e-mail what one earth is wrong with L’Osservatore Romano.
The Vatican’s newspaper published a decidedly dopey article on the visit of President Obama to Notre Dame.
The singularly grossest aspect of the decidedly dopey article … Continue reading

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