Daily Archives: 22 March 2013

Pope Francis with more class

More class from Pope Francis. From L’Osservatore Romano: The Pope’s Mass with Vatican gardeners and cleaners When we have a heart of stone it happens that we pick up real stones and stone Jesus Christ in the person of our … Read More

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The Way of the Cross – Joseph Ratzinger (Good Friday – 2005)

Here is my reading of the Via Crucis, the Way of the Cross, composed by Joseph Card. Ratzinger, once Pope, now His Holiness Benedict XVI, for the 2005 Good Friday observance at the Colosseum in Rome. I love the St. … Read More

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Class Act: Pope Francis calls to cancel his newspaper delivery

There is an Italian proverb: Chi fa da sé fa per tre… Someone who does a thing for himself, is as good as three people doing it for him. You do the job when you want it done and better … Read More

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The Pope and silicone wrist bands – heh heh!

From Vatican Radio: (Vatican Radio). We’ve all noticed the yellow band Pope Francis has been wearing on his wrist since his election. A simple rubber band [aren’t they actually silicon?] that photographers and media have brought to the attention of … Read More

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Pope Francis to diplomatic corps: a glimpse at his program?

His Holiness Pope Francis gave an address to the diplomatic corps which deserves attention: […] As you know, there are various reasons why I chose the name of Francis of Assisi, a familiar figure far beyond the borders of Italy … Read More

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