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Pope Francis’ sermon for his “enthronement” at St. John Lateran

Pope Francis took possession of his cathedral church today.  As Bishop of Rome his cathedral is the Basilica of St. John Lateran.  The Mass today was for his “enthronement” (Italian “insediamento”).
I think that we might have a new challenge in … Continue reading

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Transfiguration: “The spring goes down to suffer thirst; and you refuse to suffer?”

This is the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord.
The word transfiguratio is interesting in itself. In classical, post-Augustan Latin Pliny used this for “a change of shape”. However, that is not what happened with Christ on the mountain, probably … Continue reading

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