Daily Archives: 6 September 2022

Daily Rome Shot 555, etc., high drama

High chess drama in St Louis yesterday where the Sinquefield Cup is underway with some of the best players in the world… except… Yesterday the arguably-best-player-ever, Magnus Carlsen, stunned everyone by withdrawing from the tourney with a cryptic comment intimating … Read More

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“What, Papa, is ‘Jesuit’?” – “I think you’d better ask your Mother.”

From the might pen of Fr. Hunwicke comes this gem.  You should immediately go also to read the comments.  In case you don’t know already, Christine Mohrmann demonstrated in her 1957 masterpiece Liturgical Latin that in the early Roman Church … Read More

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