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"Zuhlsdorf is an eccentric with no real consequences" - HERE
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"Fr Z is a true phenomenon of the information age: a power blogger and a priest."
- Anna Arco
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- Sam Rocha
"Father Z’s Blog is a bright star on a cloudy night."
"A cross between Kung Fu Panda and Wolverine."
Fr. Z is officially a hybrid of Gandalf and Obi-Wan XD
Rev. John Zuhlsdorf, a scrappy blogger popular with the Catholic right.
- America Magazine
RC integralist who prays like an evangelical fundamentalist.
-Austen Ivereigh on Twitter
[T]he even more mainline Catholic Fr. Z. blog.
-Deus Ex Machina
“For me the saddest thing about Father Z’s blog is how cruel it is.... It’s astonishing to me that a priest could traffic in such cruelty and hatred.”
- Jesuit homosexualist James Martin to BuzzFeed
"Fr. Z's is one of the more cheerful blogs out there and he is careful about keeping the crazies out of his commboxes"
- Paul in comment at 1 Peter 5
"I am a Roman Catholic, in no small part, because of your blog.
I am a TLM-going Catholic, in no small part, because of your blog.
And I am in a state of grace today, in no small part, because of your blog."
- Tom in comment
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"Fr. Z disgraces his priesthood as a grifter, a liar, and a bully. - - Mark Shea
Come on! There’s no Latin translation for Cuahtlatoatzin? Where are those free online Latin-Nahuatl dictionaries when you need them?
Third decelnsion. Genitive Cuahtlatoatzinis.
Even Latin adopts foreign names when necessary.
There’s significant disagreement about just what the man’s Nahuatl name means, and there’s already a lot of Aquilas in the martyrology.
Since Diego is Spanish for James/Jacob, why isn’t his middle name rendered as Jaobis or something similar?
Today is also the anniversary of Fulton J. Sheen’s death.
Think of it. He was a great devotee of the Blessed Mother, and remarked that he prayed for the following intentions regarding his death: (1) that he “drop dead” at the age of 80; (2) that he die on a Saturday in honor of Our Lady, or (3) that he die on one of her feast days. In fact, he died in 1979 at the age of 84; on a Sunday; and not on a feast of Our Lady. He was disappointed on every count.
Or was he? He died on the anniversary of the first apparition on Tepeyac Hill, and now it is the feast of the saint who received this apparition.
Awesome! S. Ioannis Didaci is my confirmation saint, though I took the spanish form of his name.
S. Ioannis Didaci, ora pro nobis!
Actually whether the Spanish “Diego” (Latin: Didachus) is the same as the Spanish “Iacopo,” “Iago,” “Santiago” (Latin: Iacobus) is not so clear. This link will do something to clarify (or make more obscure) the issue: http://spanish.about.com/od/historyofspanish/a/diego.htm
Father, THAT is the kind of clarification that I really like! Seriously, simplifications are usually more confusing, and certainly more misleading, than just laying out all the facts. Thank you!
FWIW, the Spanish liturgical calendar has him listed as “SAN JUAN DIEGO CUACHTLATOATZIN” with an extra C