Tag Archives: Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict, the lark and the raven

I picked up something from Ignatius Insight which caught my eye.  They posted an excerpt from Pope Benedict’s autobiographical Milestones: Memoirs 1927-1977. His Holiness recounted something that happened during his ordination to the priesthood, sixty years ago today as I … Continue reading

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Question about Pope Benedict’s Holy Thursday adoration at Altar of Repose

If any of you watched the Holy Father’s Mass at the Lateran, and perhaps recorded it, could you do me a favor? I noticed that the Pope’s time of silent prayer before the Altar of Repose after Mass was especially … Continue reading

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If Easter is coming, it time to bash the Catholic Church.

Remember… if Easter is near, its the season to bash the Catholic Church. Before Easter and before the beatification of Pope John Paul we are seeing the uptick in anti-Catholic gestures saved up by the MSM precisely for this period. … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict on keeping vigil this Triduum

Excerpts from the Holy Father’s Wednesday Audience via the site of Vatican Radio: Today there is “a certain callousness of the soul towards the power of evil, an insensitivity to all the evil in the world: we do not want … Continue reading

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Check out VIS article on Card. Ratzinger’s efforts against child abuse

Today in the VIS there is an English rendering of the article I mentioned yesterday from L’Osservatore Romano. CARDINAL RATZINGER AND REVISION OF CANONICAL PENAL LAW VATICAN CITY, 2 DEC 2010 (VIS) – Given below is the text of an … Continue reading

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Pontifical Spider

There are famous photos of Pope Pius XII and his canary. Now for the pontifical spider.

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