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Amusing Ash Wednesday note

On Twitter today, I saw someone refer to the mark from ashes as an
#ashtag
Heh.

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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!
Pay … Continue reading

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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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Pius XII’s new Twitter account!

From CWN:
L’Osservatore Romano has published an article by Don Luigi Testa, an Italian Salesian priest, welcoming the appearance of a Twitter account that posts the words of Venerable Pius XII.
The article appeared on October 9, the 55th anniversary of the Pontiff’s … Continue reading

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Then they opened their mouths and removed all doubt.

There were some attacks on me over the last couple days because I (in a moment of stupidity) responded to a anti-Catholic bigot who had launched a mendacious attack on the Church.
In a moment of weakness, I cared.  Oh well.
The … Continue reading

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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 7

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.
Here is … Continue reading

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@Pontifex Project: Week 4

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.
Here is the collective tweet for TUESDAY, … 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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@Pontifex Tuesday Project: Week 2

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.
Here is the first collective tweet … Continue reading

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