Tag Archives: Assisi

Rome-Assisi – Day 4-5: Francis, Prayer and Exile

This is what is in the window of Gammarelli right now.  You can tell that they are getting ready for a consistory. Off to Assisi.  First stop, Santa Maria degli Angeli and a visit to the little Porziuncula church. \ … Read More

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Pagan chant to the deity Olokun in the Basilica of St. Francis during Assisi III

I think the whole Assisi III thing was overblown. I watched a bit of it and read some of the interventions. Dull. However, someone sent this by email.  In the Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi, for this inter-religious confab … Read More

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“Pro fidei RE-propagatione”

I received yesterday an email stating that priests of the SSPX were today going to say votive Masses “Pro fidei propagatione“. Good idea!   I am all for what the Holy Father is promoting, including a new effort in spreading the … Read More

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Card. Levada opines about the upcoming Assisi meeting

The Assisi inter-faith meeting for peace.   All you have to do is mention it in some circles and the fireworks begin. Benedict XVI, Pope of Christian Unity, has slated another meeting in Assisi, also an inter-faith gathering for peace.   It … Read More

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Sensible examination of the beatification, the Assisi meeting and ecumenism

There is a very smart post over at The Sensible Bond. He deals with the beatification and the Assisi meeting and the important question of what ecumenism is. My usual treatment is applied. Blogging from the geopolitical epicentre of the … Read More

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More on the upcoming prayer meeting in Assisi

From VIS with my emphases and comments: DAY OF REFLECTION, DIALOGUE AND PRAYER IN ASSISI VATICAN CITY, 2 APR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office today published the following English-language communique: “On 1 January 2011, after the Angelus, … Read More

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The Catholic Herald’s William Oddie about critics of Benedict XVI’s Assisi confab

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, columnist William Oddie opines about people who are having a nutty over the Pope’s plan for an ecumenical meeting in Assisi… Assisi III. Before we plunge in, I must say that … Read More

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SSPX Bp. Fellay criticizes Benedict XVI about Assisi meeting

From The Catholic Herald (which has a huge discount right now annual subscriptions to the full digital version): SSPX leader criticises Pope’s plan to hold inter-religious meeting By Anna Arco The leader of the Society of St Pius X has … Read More

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