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@Pontifex Latin Tweet

Each day there are tweets from Pope Francis’ account.  They post more or less the same content in different languages.  Someone is busy!
Today we have this, in Latin:
Debiliores domi ultro curamus. Qua re humani generis ne imbecillitatem neve fragilitatem extimescatis!
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1st Year Anniversary of @Pontifex

I saw on News.va that today, one year ago, Benedict XVI launched @Pontifex on Twitter.
Pope Francis has continued to use it, no doubt through surrogates.
Here is his latest Latin tweet:
Expers laetitiae nulla concipi valet Ecclesia quae tum videlicet maxime gaudet … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Pontifical Mass in the Novus Ordo?

From a reader:
This may be a stupid question, but in the Novus Ordo, if a bishop of the diocese celebrates Mass, would it technically be defined as a “pontifical Mass” since he would be the pontiff?
Not a dumb-question at all.
Let’s get … Continue reading

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Just for fun… @pontifex

@Pontifex

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@ConclaveChimney

If the Roman Pontiff can have a Twitter account, so can the Sistine Chapel CHIMNEY that signals the election of the Roman Pontiff! Yes, @ConclaveChimney
Why didn’t I think of that?
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@Pontifex Project: Week 8 – The last for Benedict as Pope

Benedict XVI is STILL POPE, until 20:00 Rome Time on 28 February.
Have you worked out where you will be?
I suggested a project using Twitter HERE.
Let’s create a “stack” of tweets during the day.  Concentrate your effort on a Tuesday (when the Roman … Continue reading

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@Pontifex Project: Week 6

Benedict XVI is STILL POPE.
I suggested a project using Twitter HERE.  Let’s create a “stack” of tweets during the day.  Concentrate your effort on a day and single theme instead of various scatterings over days when they might not be noticed.
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Is Pont. Comm “Ecclesia Dei” building a bridge to the SSPX?

Our friends at Rorate picked up something from Riposte Catholique (in French).  Apparently, the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” sent a letter to the General House of the SSPX in Menzingen, Switzerland.  The letter is signed by the PCED’s Vice-President Archbishop Augustine DiNoia, OP.
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@Pontifex Project: Week 3

I missed last Tuesday.  Since today is one of the two days per week when the Roman Curia is open in the evening, let us have Tuesday today.
I suggested a project using Twitter HERE.  Let’s create a “stack” of tweets during … Continue reading

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@Pontifex now in Latin

His Holiness now has a Twitter account also in Latin.
HERE.
No tweets yet.  I have argued HERE that a tweet is pipatum.  “I tweet” is pipio.
BTW… I missed last Tuesday’s @Pontifex tweet.  Let’s do it tomorrow, Friday, the other day the Roman … Continue reading

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