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Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum. Habemus Papam!

Posted by james0235 on April 19, 2009

pope-benedict-xviAnnuntio vobis gaudium magnum; habemus Papam: Eminentissimum ac Reverendissimum Dominum, Dominum Josephum Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae Cardinalem Ratzinger qui sibi nomen imposuit Benedictum XVI

I announce to you a great joy: We have a Pope,
the Most Eminent and Reverend Joseph,
Cardinal of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, Ratzinger Who has taken the name of Benedict XVI.

Four years ago today, only 3 days after his birthday,  Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger was elected Pope by his fellows in the College of Cardinals. He now reigns gloriously as Pope Benedict XVI. May God grant him many years!


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The Wave of the Future?

Posted by james0235 on June 16, 2008

Fr. Z has an excellent post on the Holy Father’s recent trend of distributing Communion on the tongue to people who are kneeling.

How should people receive Communion? Pope Benedict sets example…again

And in a comment on another post on Fr. Z’s blog a reader writes:

Apparently, the Pope said today during Mass at a site in Italy:

“I am convinced of the importance of giving the host once again to the faithful directly in the mouth without them touching it” and “the return of kneeling during Communion as a sign of respect”


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