Daily Archives: 21 January 2008

Post #4000

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the loyal, occasional, and unknown readers of our blog. Neil in particular, I value for his astute and learned contributions. The world has millions of blogs, and I suspect a relative few … Continue reading

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RBC 23-26: Episcopal Adaptations

Subheading V covers “Adaptations by Conferences of Bishops or by Bishops” 23. In addition to the adaptations provided for in the General Introduction (nos. 30-33), the baptismal rite for infants admits other variations, to be determined by the conferences of … Continue reading

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Benedict’s Two Great Tasks

Many of the world’s Christians are observing a Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Except for Neil, I’ve not seen much interest in it among Catholic bloggers. Pope Benedict’s brief address at an audience today, while not touching on it … Continue reading

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Day 4 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2008

(This is Neil) Last year, Finland commemorated the four hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the death of the theologian Mikael Agricola, whose translation of the Bible had an immense impact on Finnish language and literature. This occasion emphasized anew the … Continue reading

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