Tag Archives: Msgr. Guido Marini

Msgr. Guido Marini reconfirmed as Papal MC

Today I saw on the front page of the Holy See’s daily that the Holy Father reconfirmed Msgr. Guido Marini as Master of Ceremonies for another term.
Good sign.
Pope Francis is keeping certain of Pope Benedict’s people pretty close.

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The Pope, The Pill, and the Renewed Babylonian Captivity of the Church

Robert Mickens has shared the angst of his publication The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill) about a piece of clothing.  Not just any clothing, papal clothing.
Pope Benedict, Yes, Benedict XVI wore over his choir dress a stole decorated with the … Continue reading

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Msgr. Guido Marini interviewed

I was alerted to the following by a friend.  The present Papal Master of Ceremonies, Msgr. Guido Marini gave an interview to the Sunday magazine of Niedziela in Poland.  I don’t know if this was published somewhere else previously, but … Continue reading

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WaPo, by indirection, finds direction out.

From WaPo‘s On Faith…  with my emphases and comments.
Pope’s master of liturgy helps Benedict restore traditions
By Jason Horowitz
Washington Post Staff Writer
IN ROME On a rainy Christmas Eve, Pope Benedict XVI followed a procession of Swiss guards, bishops and priests down … Continue reading

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More from John Allen on Msgr. Marini and Benedict XVI

This is a companion piece to Mr. Allen’s interview with Msgr. Guido Marini, the papal MC.
My emphases and comments.
Liturgist: Pope aims to ‘propose’ practicesMar. 03, 2010By John L Allen Jr
ROME — For the better part of five years, plenty … Continue reading

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John Allen interviews Msgr. Marini: Pope Benedict proposes rather than imposes

When my friend the nearly ubiquitous fair-minded John L Allen does an interview, it is usually a good one.   Try to overlook the fact that he writes for dissenters’ central, the ultra-liberal fishwarp, the National Catholic Reporter. There is a … Continue reading

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