Daily Archives: March 13, 2013

Habemus Papam: Francis I (the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio)

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected pope and will be known as Pope Francis I, named after Francis of Assisi. Source: Catholic Herald on facebook And John Allen has correctly predicted, here is an excerpt from his article of … Continue reading

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The AWE Of The Lord Is The Beginning Of Wisdom

I have shamelessly lifted this from Jessica’s blog. I trust Malcolm won’t mind. Awe is a much healthier emotion than fear, dontchathink? When I was a little lad, my dad would take me by the hand and lead me out … Continue reading

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We Need the Pope, do not doubt it, as some do.

By: Msgr. Charles Pope As we await word of a new Pope, there are some in the media and among our Protestant Brethren who are dismissive of the need for a Pope at all, or who indicate that the hierarchical structure … Continue reading

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How History Can Help Us Predict the Next Pope

Excerpted from The Atlantic. Full text Here. 1) Voting is medieval. Voting is a quintessentially medieval activity. Sure, popular representations of the Middle Ages focus on kings and knights, princesses and peasants, but medieval people, especially in cities, loved to … Continue reading

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