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Brick by brick: Italian, papal version

“Mattone su mattone.” I found this phrase, thanks to an alert reader, in a post about the recent papal Mass during the Holy Father’s trip to Venice.   You know, the trip with the issue about the Murano glass vessels.  Check … Read More

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do! – UPDATE

Do you recall that “Do As I Say, Not As I Do!” post?  Refresh your memory here. Precious or not, beautiful or not, Pope Benedict did not use glass vessels at the Mass as Mestre/Venice.

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Do as I say, not as I do?

I found this through our friends at Rorate.  I am left scratching my head. The Holy Father is to make this coming weekend a Pastoral Visit to Venice.  For the occasion, the glassmakers of Murano have prepared (original source in … Read More

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