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POLL: SECOND ROUND – What name WILL (not should) the next Pope choose?

We had a first poll HERE.  I took the top 15 results and offer them again for your opinion as the conclave begins today!
The combox is open for your explanations.   Anyone can vote, but you have to have an approved … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can we obtain indulgences and pray for Holy Father’s intentions if there is no Holy Father?

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Many people have sent email asking about obtaining indulgences during the time when the See of Peter is empty, as will happen from 8 p.m. Rome time on 28 February until a new Bishop of … Continue reading

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POLL: What name will (not should) the next Pope choose?

One of the more entertaining aspects of a papal election is speculation not only about whom the Cardinal Electors will choose, but what the new Pope’s name will be.
Entertaining, yes, but there is a serious side to it. John Paul … Continue reading

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@Pontifex

The Holy Father’s new Twitter account is up and running: @Pontifex
He has not tweeted anything yet, at the time of this writing.

From VIS:

The Pope’s presence on Twitter is a concrete expression of his conviction that the Church must be present … Continue reading

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Summus pipiabit Pontifex!

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3 December: His account is up and running: @Pontifex
 
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On Monday we will find out what the Pope’s new Twitter handle is.
There will be a press conference in Rome on Monday to reveal more details … Continue reading

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I STAND WITH BENEDICT

A reader sent me a link to a short video made by some faithful young Catholics in Italy in support of Pope Benedict XVI.  The group is “Noi per Benedetto“.  We are for Benedict.
It’s in Italian, but check it out. … Continue reading

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Ven. Pope Pius XII’s ‘remarkable’ aid to save Jews

Justice will not be done in the matter of Ven. Pius XII until he is called “Righteous Among the Nations” at Yad Vashem.
From CNA:
Researcher reveals Pius XII’s ‘remarkable’ aid for Jewish refugees
By Kevin J. Jones

Denver, Colo., Jan 10, 2012 / … Continue reading

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What does “justice and peace” really mean?

People toss the phrase “justice and peace” around.
Biretta tip to Phil Lawler of Catholic World News for a great catch.  He noted something interesting about “justice and peace” in a speech Pope Benedict XVI gave to members of the Italian … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and LOTS of THANKS! (Some reading tips too.)

Thanks for the support you are giving to the Wyoming Carmelites by buying their coffee.  How is your coffee supply these days?  Br. Java tells me their Jingle Bell Java blend is almost gone.
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