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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

The Lost Parish Part III

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After more than a decade without their Church, the Faithful return to the sanctuary -- for one emotional day.

To the most admirable of Cardinals

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From the Pope to Alphonse Maria Cardinal Stickler on the occasion of his 70th Anniversary of priesthood.

No apologies. Its in Latin.

General indult for Latin Mass firming up?

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Cathcon has now heard from two independent sources that the indult was (finally!!!)signed on Friday of last week.

No coincidence, I think that Cardinal Ricard of Marseilles was in Rome that week.

Extract from his Episcopal Diary

"Dimanche 18 mars :
10h 30 messe et visite pastorale du secteur de Saint-Emilion. Messe et repas à Lussac.

Mercredi 21 mars :
Congrégation pour la Doctrine de la foi, à Rome.
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Vendredi 23 mars :
9h 15 Conseil épiscopal ;

Samedi 24 mars :
9h 30 Emission RCF
15h Rencontre avec les acteurs de la solidarité à Libourne.
Messe puis rencontre à 20h avec toutes les catéchistes de l’ensemble Pastoral.

Dimanche 25 mars :
11h Confirmation à Saint-Médard en Jalles"

Only time will tell when (no longer an if, I think) the years that the locusts have eaten will draw to a close.

I have also heard in Brussels that the Pope may be celebrating the Old Rite over Easter, but that I can't believe. This would become more credible should the Indult be delayed until Holy Thursday.

Assorted Italian speculation here.

Westminster's 'Masses for Gays'

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used to promote dissent.

The Cardinal said that they were going to promote Church teaching and were of a pastoral nature.

Not a chance.