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Benedict XVI’s Sermon for Sts. Peter and Paul

What did the Pope of Christian Unity really say to new Archbishops and to the delegate of the Ecumenical Patriarch?
From the website of Vatican Radio here is the English text of the Holy Father’s sermon for the Solemnity of Sts … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: The Pallium, its blessing and imposition

Today during Holy Mass in the Basilica of St. Peter, near to Peter’s tomb, the Holy Father gave the pallium to new metropolitan archbishops.
The pallium is a sign of the jurisdiction metropolitans have in their provinces and also a … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Renaissance edition

Here is a painting at the Metropolitan in Manhattan, depicting Eve with Cain and Abel, an unusual subject.  It is by the Florentine Bacchiacca (+1557 – Francesco d’Ubertino). 
It once included the figure of Adam, and so this painting was … Continue reading

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