Tag Archives: Holy See Press Office

Hey!  Typos happen.

This is rather amusing…. This is a screenshot from the Bolletino on 18 December 2021, which had the infamous Responses. Let’s look at the last part more closely, with some emphasis. As of the time of this writing, that’s still … Read More

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Did Pope Francis really write that letter?

UPDATE: I have found a “news story” (but not really) at the site of Vatican Radio by Philippa Hitchen saying something about the letter. HERE Also, in today’s L’Osservatore Romano of 12-13 September there is an unsigned piece on p. 7 … Read More

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Holy See Press Office gets an upgrade!

Here is some good news from Rome for a change…  from the Bolletino: Nomina di Vice Direttore della Sala Stampa della Santa Sede Il Santo Padre Francesco ha nominato Vice Direttore della Sala Stampa della Santa Sede, con decorrenza dal … Read More

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No Mercy for Magister

Yesterday I received a copy in Italian of the encyclical that has not yet been officially released, Laudato si’. It turns out that that copy was put on the interwebs by Sandro Magister, vaticanista. HERE The Holy See’s spokesman Fr. … Read More

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Some thoughts about the Pope’s Lebanon trip

Because of my travel and the need for a little down time, I didn’t do much with the Holy Father’s visit to Lebanon. However, a few things have come to mind after some recent conversations and some reading. First, even … Read More

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