Daily Archives: 12 February 2013

A story lost: Who are the new saints Pope Benedict announced?

The Pope’s announcement about the resignation overshadowed the other reason for the consistory, that is, saints will be canonized. From VIS: CONSISTORY FOR SEVERAL CAUSES OF CANONIZATION Vatican City, 11 February 2013 (VIS) – This morning at 11:00am in the … Read More

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ASH WEDNESDAY Pope Benedict to remain at St. Peter’s rather than go to St. Sabina

Changes to the schedule. A note about the Holy Father’s health. The encyclical on faith will not be published. From VIS: POPE TO PRESIDE OVER IMPOSITION OF ASHES IN VATICAN BASILICA Vatican City, 12 February 2013 (VIS) – Wednesday, 13 … Read More

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How poignant it is now in the Roman Canon to say … “una cum famulo tuo Papa nostro Benedicto”?

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@Pontifex Project: Week 6

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. … Read More

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