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Pope Approves Use of Latin Mass
Associated Press ^ | 28 June 2007 | Ariel David

Posted on 06/28/2007 4:50:33 AM PDT by watsonfellow

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI has approved a document that relaxes restrictions on celebrating the Latin Mass used by the Roman Catholic Church for centuries until the modernizing reforms of the 1960s, the Vatican said Thursday.

Benedict discussed the decision with top officials in a meeting on Wednesday and the document will be published in the next few days, the statement said. The meeting was called to ``illustrate the content and the spirit'' of the document, which will be sent to all bishops accompanied by a personal letter from the pope.

The decision comes after months of debate. Some cardinals, bishops and Jewish leaders have opposed any change, voicing complaints about everything from the text of the old Mass to concerns that the move will lead to further changes to the reforms approved by 1962-65 Second Vatican Council.

The 16th century Tridentine Mass was sidelined by the New Mass that followed the council. The reforms called for Mass to be said in local languages, for the priest to face the congregation and not the altar with his back to worshippers and for the use of lay readers.

To celebrate the Latin Mass now, a priest must obtain permission from the local bishop. Church leaders are anxiously awaiting the details of Benedict's decision, to see how far he will go in easing that rule.

Benedict's move is widely seen as an attempt to reach out to an ultra-traditionalist and schismatic group, the Society of St. Pius X, and bring it back into the Vatican's fold.

The late Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre founded the society in 1969 in Switzerland in opposition to the Vatican II reforms, particularly its liturgical changes. The Vatican excommunicated Lefebvre in 1988 after he consecrated four bishops without Rome's consent. The bishops were excommunicated as well.

Benedict has been keen to reconcile with the group, which has demanded freer use of the old Mass as a precondition for normalizing relations.

Some cardinals and bishops, particularly in France - where Lefebvre's group is strong - have objected publicly to any liberalizing of the old rite, saying its broader use could lead to divisions within the church, and could imply a rejection of other Vatican II teachings.

Other concerns have come from groups involved in Christian-Jewish dialogue, because the Tridentine rite contains prayers that some non-Christians find offensive. The Tridentine liturgy predates the landmark documents from Vatican II on improving relations with Jews and people of other faiths.

In a 1988 document, Pope John Paul II urged bishops to be generous in granting ``indults,'' or special dispensation, to allow the Tridentine rite to be celebrated. But many proponents say bishops have been stingy - either for personal reasons or because they simply don't have enough priests who know how to celebrate it.

Benedict has made clear for years that he greatly admires the Tridentine rite and has already incorporated Latin into Masses at St. Peter's Basilica.

In a recent document, Benedict urged seminarians and the faithful alike to learn Latin prayers, and in the 1997 book ``Salt of the Earth'' he said it was ``downright indecent'' for people who are still attached to the old rite to be denied it.

``I am of the opinion, to be sure, that the old rite should be granted much more generously to all those who desire it,'' then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger said. ``It's impossible to see what could be dangerous or unacceptable about that.''


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benedict; catholicchurch; holysee; vatican
Somewhat leftist article, but still quite exciting news!
1 posted on 06/28/2007 4:50:37 AM PDT by watsonfellow
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To: watsonfellow

Oh sure - post this in the vernacular....


2 posted on 06/28/2007 4:54:45 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
Honestly. Is there an online Latin translator?
3 posted on 06/28/2007 4:57:43 AM PDT by HaveHadEnough
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To: watsonfellow

At my parish, we have a Latin mass monthly. Reminds me of when I was a kid.


4 posted on 06/28/2007 5:03:31 AM PDT by RexBeach
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To: HaveHadEnough
Google Online Latin Translators

http://www.translation-guide.com/free_online_translators.php?from=English&to=Latin

5 posted on 06/28/2007 5:05:04 AM PDT by Cheburashka (DUmmieland = Opus Dopium. In all senses of the word dope.)
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To: watsonfellow

If you want to live in this country you should learn to speak the damned language. This is a prefect way to tear our society apart. Speak English or get the hell out.


6 posted on 06/28/2007 5:05:57 AM PDT by berstbubble
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To: watsonfellow
Poster HERE yesterday.
7 posted on 06/28/2007 5:06:22 AM PDT by Vaquero (" an armed society is a polite society" Heinlein "MOLON LABE!" Leonidas of Sparta)
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To: berstbubble

You appear to have an issue with...”Latin-Americans”.


8 posted on 06/28/2007 5:07:49 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG (Apparently my former party considers me an "ugly nativist".)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

What’s the use of babbling in LAtin when everyone knows that God speaks English (exclusively).

Next thing you know the pope is going to want women to cover their heads in church.


9 posted on 06/28/2007 5:09:35 AM PDT by berstbubble
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To: HaveHadEnough
I wish they would go back to teaching Latin in schools. It was the BEST language for "roots". It really helped me with my English vocabulary.

School Motto: Via, Veritas et Vita - Class of '61.

10 posted on 06/28/2007 5:11:16 AM PDT by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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To: berstbubble
If you want to live in this country you should learn to speak the damned language. This is a prefect way to tear our society apart. Speak English or get the hell out.

Let me suggest that you lurk for awhile. You might not be bright enough to post yet.

11 posted on 06/28/2007 5:16:46 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: berstbubble

:-).


12 posted on 06/28/2007 5:20:34 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Wallow in poverty, you whining gerbil! They're taking everyone's money!" ~dljordan)
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To: watsonfellow

When I was confirmed in Nova Scotia, the mass was performed in Latin.

Infortunately I was too young (14) and immature to appreciate it.

I know that the perform the occasional LM in a couple of the Boston parishes, I would like to attend one someday.


13 posted on 06/28/2007 5:21:28 AM PDT by HEY4QDEMS (Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.)
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To: johniegrad
Lighten up, Francis. You may notice the lack of centurions, tribunes, gladiators and other “Latin as a first language” people out in the streets.
14 posted on 06/28/2007 5:25:33 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: HaveHadEnough

I believe babblefish will translate Latin.


15 posted on 06/28/2007 5:26:16 AM PDT by HEY4QDEMS (Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa; berstbubble; Frank Sheed
You may notice the lack of centurions, tribunes, gladiators and other “Latin as a first language” people out in the streets.

And if that isn't a symptom of the Decline of Civilization, I don't know what is!

16 posted on 06/28/2007 5:28:06 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Wallow in poverty, you whining gerbil! They're taking everyone's money!" ~dljordan)
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To: HaveHadEnough

Etiam illic est a Latin reddo.


17 posted on 06/28/2007 5:29:32 AM PDT by AnalogReigns
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To: Tax-chick
Gotta admit I am nostalgic the vomitoriums
18 posted on 06/28/2007 5:30:04 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: watsonfellow

I learned Latin from my brother — when he was an altar boy, Masses were still said in Latin. He had to practice all the prayers and responses, and just from listening to him go through them over and over again, I picked up the language. It may be a “dead” language, but it is the basis for a number of languages. I know it helped me learn French and Italian...well, at least enough to be able to ask where the nearest lavatory is. :)


19 posted on 06/28/2007 5:32:57 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Make sure you refrigerate your macaroni salad next time.


20 posted on 06/28/2007 5:34:00 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Wallow in poverty, you whining gerbil! They're taking everyone's money!" ~dljordan)
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To: Tax-chick

FOR ROME!


21 posted on 06/28/2007 5:36:09 AM PDT by John Will
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To: watsonfellow; Salvation; NYer

Dominus vobiscum :-]


22 posted on 06/28/2007 5:39:10 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: kellynla

Semper ubi sub ubi


23 posted on 06/28/2007 5:42:44 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

VATICAN URBS (AP) Pope Benedict XVI has probatus a tabellae ut laxus restrictions in celebrating Latin Vulgus adsuesco assuesco per Romanorum Catholic Templum pro centuries insquequo modernizing reforms of 1960s, Vatican said Thursday.

Benedict confero sententia per caput capitis persona in congressus in Wednesday quod tabellae ero vulgo in tunc pauci dies, editio said. placitum eram accersitus ut ``illustrate impleo quod phasmatis’’ of tabellae, quod ero sent ut totus pontifex comitatusper a alio tabellae ex pope.

sententia adveho secundum mensis of disputatio. Nonnullus cardinals, pontifex quod Jewish gubernatio have econtra ullus change, vox vocis questus super panton ex text of vetus Vulgus ut sollicitudo ut permoveo mos plumbum ut porro changes ut reforms probatus per 1962-65 Secundus Vatican Concilium.

16th century Tridentine Vulgus eram sidelined per Novus Vulgus ut secuutus concilium. reforms accersitus pro Vulgus futurus said in locus lingua, pro priest ut visio congregation neque nec ara per suus tergum ut cultor quod pro utor of iacio lector.

Tripudio Latin Vulgus iam, a priest must sumo permission ex locus pontifex. Templum gubernatio es sollicite specto retineo of Benedicts’ sententia, video vidi visum quatenus is mos invado levamentum ut sceptrum.

Benedicts’ permoveo est penitus seen ut an rudimentum ut pervenio sicco ut an ultra-traditionalist quod schismatic humus, Congregatio of St. Pius X, quod addo is tergum in Vaticans’ fold.

tardus Archbishop Proficiscor Lefebvre fundator congregatio in 1969 in Switzerland in contradictio ut Vatican II reforms, proprie suusmonachicus changes. Vatican excommunicated Lefebvre in 1988 secundum is consecro quattuor pontifex vacuus Romes’ consentio. pontifex erant excommunicated pariter.

Benedict has been alacer ut pacifico per humus, quod has requiro solvo utor of vetus Vulgus ut a precondition pro normalizing consanguinei.

Nonnullus cardinals quod pontifex, proprie in Suffragium qua Lefebvres’ humus est validus have res palam ut ullus liberalizing of vetus ritus, sententia suus prolixus utor could plumbum ut divortium intus templum, quod could ingenero a infitialis of alius Vatican II sensa.

Alius sollicitudo have adveho ex humus involved in Sarcalogos-Jewish alternis sermonibus, quoniam Tridentine ritus postulo preces utnonnullus non-Christians reperio obscoena. Tridentine monachicus predates landmark tabellae ex Vatican II in improvidus consanguinei per Jews quod populus of alius fides.

In a 1988 tabellae, Pope John Paul II urgeo pontifex ut exsisto probus in tribuo ``indults,’’ vel proprius dispensation, permitto Tridentine ritus futurus celebrated. Tamen plures proponents narro pontifex have been tenax aut pro alio causa vel quoniam they simplex dont’ have satis priests quisnam teneo quam tripudio is.

Benedict has no videlicet pro annus ut is valde admires Tridentine ritus quod has iam incorporated Latin in Strues procul St. Peters’ Basilica.

In a repens tabellae, Benedict urgeo seminarians quod fidelis pariter disco Latin preces, quod in 1997 libri ``Salt of orbis terrarum’’ issaid is eram ``downright indecent’’ pro populus quisnam es etiam suggero ut vetus ritus futurus denied is.

``I sum of sententia, quippe, ut vetus ritus should exsisto tribuo plus liberaliter ut totus qui votum it,’’ tunc-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger said. ``Its’ impossible video vidi visum quis could exsisto periculosus vel unacceptable super ut’’

thema: novus/Current Vices
KEYWORDS: benedict; catholicchurch; sanctus; vatican
Aliquanto leftist article, tamen etiam per suscito novus!
1 posteri in 06/28/2007 45037:: SUM PDT per watsonfellow
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ut watsonfellow
Oh certus stipes is in vernacular....

2 posteri in 06/28/2007 45445:: SUM PDT per Hegewisch Dupa
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ut Hegewisch Dupa
pia Est illic an online Latin reddo?
3 posteri in 06/28/2007 45743:: SUM PDT per HaveHadEnough
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ut watsonfellow
Procul meus parish, nos have a Latin vulgus mensis. Moneo mihi of ut EGO eram a kid.

4 posteri in 06/28/2007 50331:: SUM PDT per RexBeach
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ut HaveHadEnough
Google Online Latin Reddo
http:/www.translation-guide.com/free_online_translators.php?/fromEnglishtoLatin=&=

5 posteri in 06/28/2007 50504:: SUM PDT per Cheburashka (DUmmieland = Opus Dopium. In totus voluntas of vox dope.)
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ut watsonfellow
Sis vivo huic terra vos should perceptum oro damno lingua. Is est a prefect via ut tear nostrum congregatio seorsum. Narro English vel adepto abyssus sicco.

6 posteri in 06/28/2007 50557:: SUM PDT per berstbubble
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ut watsonfellow
Posteri HIC yesterday.
7 posteri in 06/28/2007 50622:: SUM PDT per Vaquero (” an hostilis congregatio est a excolo congregatio” Heinlein “MOLON Titulus!” Leonidas of Parco)
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ut berstbubble
Vos videor habeo an proventus per...”Latin-Americans”.

8 posteri in 06/28/2007 50749:: SUM PDT per PBRSTREETGANG (promptus meus quondam secui meditatus mihi an “ turpis nativist.”)
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ut PBRSTREETGANG
Quis’ utor of garrio in LAtin ut sulum teneo ut Deus fatur English ( proprie).

Tunc res vos teneo pope est iens ut volo women tectum suum caput capitis in templum.

9 posteri in 06/28/2007 50935:: SUM PDT per berstbubble
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ut HaveHadEnough
Volo they would vado tergum ut eruditio Latin in schola. Is eram optimus lingua pro “ radix”. Is vere succurro mihi per meusEnglish vocabulary.
Schola Motto: Via, Quin et Vita Ordo of ‘61.

10 posteri in 06/28/2007 51116:: SUM PDT per Sacajaweau (” Fragor” ero renamed “ Crapper”)
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ut berstbubble
Sis vivo huic terra vos should perceptum oro damno lingua. Is est a prefect via ut tear nostrum congregatio seorsum. NarroEnglish vel adepto abyssus sicco.
Permissum mihi innutum ut vos lurk pro awhile. Vos vires non niteo satis ut stipes etiamnunc.

11 posteri in 06/28/2007 51646:: SUM PDT per johniegrad
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ut berstbubble
:-).

12 posteri in 06/28/2007 52034:: SUM PDT per Miseratio- pullus(”parietis in paupertas, vos querulus gerbil! They’re captus everyone’s viaticus!” ~dljordan)
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ut watsonfellow
Ut EGO eram affirmo in Nova Scotia, vulgus eram tractare in Latin.

Infortunately EGO eram quoque tener (14) quod crudus ut appreciate is.

EGO teneo ut tractare aliquando LM in a iugo of Boston parishes, EGO would amo ut famulor unus nonnullus.

13 posteri in 06/28/2007 52128:: SUM PDT per HEY4QDEMS (Sarchasm: sinus inter scriptor of sarcastic lepor lepos quod alio quisnam doesn’t adepto it.)
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ut johniegrad
Relevo sursum, Suffragium. Vos may animadverto penuria of centurions, tribunes, gladiators quod alius “Latin ut a primoris lingua” populus sicco in vicus.
14 posteri in 06/28/2007 52533:: SUM PDT per Hegewisch Dupa
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ut HaveHadEnough
EGO puto babblefish mos reddo Latin.

15 posteri in 06/28/2007 52616:: SUM PDT per HEY4QDEMS (Sarchasm: sinus inter scriptor of sarcastic lepor lepos quod alio quisnam doesn’t adepto it.)
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ut Hegewisch Dupa; berstbubble; Francisca Ovis
Vos may animadverto penuria of centurions, tribunes, gladiators quod alius “Latin ut a primoris lingua” populus sicco in vicus.
Quod si ut isn’t a symptom of Senium of Civilization, EGO don’t teneo quis est!

16 posteri in 06/28/2007 52806:: SUM PDT per Miseratio- pullus(”parietis in paupertas, vos querulus gerbil! They’re captus everyone’s viaticus!” ~dljordan)
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ut HaveHadEnough
Etiamtum illic est a Latin puniceus.

17 posteri in 06/28/2007 52932:: SUM PDT per AnalogReigns
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ut Miseratio- pullus
Gotta admit EGO sum nostalgic vomitoriums
18 posteri in 06/28/2007 53004:: SUM PDT per Hegewisch Dupa
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ut watsonfellow
EGO philologus Latin ex meus frater — ut is eram an ara puer, Strues erant etiam said in Latin. Is had ut meditor totus precesquod respondeo, quod iustus ex audio ut him vado per lemma super quod super iterum, EGO picked sursum lingua. Is may exsisto a “ mortuus” lingua, tamen is est basis parumper numerus of lingua. EGO teneo is succurro mihi perceptum Fanaticus quodItalian...puteus, utique satis ualeo scisco qua proximus lavatory est. :)

19 posteri in 06/28/2007 53257:: SUM PDT per fatnotlazy
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ut Hegewisch Dupa
Planto certus vos refrigerate vestri macaroni salad tunc vicis.

20 posteri in 06/28/2007 53400:: SUM PDT per Miseratio- pullus(”parietis in paupertas, vos querulus gerbil! They’re captus everyone’s viaticus!” ~dljordan)
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ut Miseratio- pullus
PRO ROME!

21 posteri in 06/28/2007 53609:: SUM PDT per John Mos
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ut watsonfellow; Salus; NYer
Dominor vobiscum :-]

22 posteri in 06/28/2007 53910:: SUM PDT per kellynla (licentia of sermo planto is facillimus ut macula idiots! Semper Fi!)
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ut kellynla
Semper ubi sub ubi

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24 posted on 06/28/2007 5:50:11 AM PDT by watsonfellow
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To: watsonfellow
Other concerns have come from groups involved in Christian-Jewish dialogue, because the Tridentine rite contains prayers that some non-Christians find offensive.

Yawn.

The prayers basically say that non-Catholics believe the wrong things and ask God to convert non-Catholics to Catholicism.

No Catholic complains when Jews recite the traditional Shemonah Esrei.

25 posted on 06/28/2007 5:51:21 AM PDT by wideawake ("Pearl Harbor is America's fault, right, Mommy?" - Ron Paul, age 6, 12/7/1941)
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To: watsonfellow

Not bad - just make sure you don’t print that out on a laser printer - have monks transcribe it, or at the very least use a dot-matrix printer.


26 posted on 06/28/2007 5:56:11 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Sacajaweau

School Motto: “Jones Beach or Bust” - Class of ‘60


27 posted on 06/28/2007 5:57:17 AM PDT by Former War Criminal
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To: John Will

Paved roads, running water, free gladiatorial combats ... what’s not to like?


28 posted on 06/28/2007 6:08:24 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Wallow in poverty, you whining gerbil! They're taking everyone's money!" ~dljordan)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

That is only because the centurions, tribunes, and gladiators have been pushed into hiding because of the oppressive forces of the anti-Roman movement.

These fragile members of our smallest minority only want the same rights we all have to watch animals fight to the death, to be bathed in hot oils by beautiful women, and to have their sons learn warfare from the greatest warrior minds this world has ever known.

Who will be their voice? Without comprehensive immigration reform, the world stands to lose all that remains from the culture of Spartacus, Augustus Caesar, and Ovid.


29 posted on 06/28/2007 6:09:09 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: nhoward14
the culture of Spartacus, Augustus Caesar, and Ovid

Interesting selection there ...

30 posted on 06/28/2007 6:09:57 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Wallow in poverty, you whining gerbil! They're taking everyone's money!" ~dljordan)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Technically Spanish is the common Latin spoken in the province of Hispania...


31 posted on 06/28/2007 6:18:18 AM PDT by GreenLanternCorps (Thompson for President: 2008, 2012: Jindal for President 2016, 2020)
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To: watsonfellow

Intribo ad altari dei, ad deum qui latificat juventutem meum.


32 posted on 06/28/2007 6:24:56 AM PDT by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
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To: nhoward14
That is only because the centurions, tribunes, and gladiators have been pushed into hiding because of the oppressive forces of the anti-Roman movement.

These fragile members of our smallest minority only want the same rights we all have to watch animals fight to the death, to be bathed in hot oils by beautiful women, and to have their sons learn warfare from the greatest warrior minds this world has ever known.

Who will be their voice? Without comprehensive immigration reform, the world stands to lose all that remains from the culture of Spartacus, Augustus Caesar, and Ovid.

Westerncentric claptrap!!!

The Empire will be restored when Constaninople is retaken and a Greek speaking general proclaims himself as Roman Emperor of the East!!!

33 posted on 06/28/2007 6:32:33 AM PDT by GreenLanternCorps (Thompson for President: 2008, 2012: Jindal for President 2016, 2020)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
Gotta admit I am nostalgic the vomitoriums

Sorry, but those are a bit of misinterpreted history.

ObFood: It's quite surprising how little variation historical cuisines had in comparison to modern varieties. Even wealthiest Romans (not to mention medieval princes) had much less variety in their diets than Joe Average in USA or Europe today...
34 posted on 06/28/2007 6:45:58 AM PDT by MirrorField (Just an opinion from atheist, minarchist and small-l libertarian.)
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To: MirrorField

“Sorry”???? No way man - you’ve just given me reason to use the term even more - I owe ya one!!


35 posted on 06/28/2007 6:54:05 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: fatnotlazy
My brother was an altar boy. I was sick that I couldn't be one since I played baseball, climbed on roofs, picked worms, fished, delivered newspapers and did wheelies....just like he taught me.

So, at about age 10, I decided to make my move. The church was empty. I knelt at the communion rail. Then my desires took over. I climbed the rail and knelt down and bowed my head. I grabbed the bells and rang them three times...Mea Culpa, Mea Culpa, Mea Culpa. I jumped back to the people side of the rail, genuflected and blessed myself with Holy Water and left the church...with a smile on my face.

How God must have laughed that day!!

36 posted on 06/28/2007 7:31:38 AM PDT by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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To: Tax-chick

I almost felt like Dennis Miller in writing that line. :)


37 posted on 06/28/2007 8:20:35 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: watsonfellow

Next, I hope he brings back kneeling for those who are able. I know Benedict is a big fan of it. Our diocese does this “standing during communion” thing. It feels weird. So I kneel. People must think I’m nuts.

I wonder how common this standing deal is?

Here’s Benedict on the theology of kneeling:
http://www.tldm.org/News8/PopeBenedictXVITheologyOfKneeling.htm


38 posted on 06/29/2007 6:11:13 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault ("..this administration is planning a 'Right Wing Assault' on values and ideals.." - John Kerry)
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To: Right Wing Assault
Next, I hope he brings back kneeling for those who are able. I know Benedict is a big fan of it. Our diocese does this “standing during communion” thing. It feels weird. So I kneel. People must think I’m nuts. I wonder how common this standing deal is? Here’s Benedict on the theology of kneeling: http://www.tldm.org/News8/PopeBenedictXVITheologyOfKneeling.htm

They do it in Orange County. Bishop Tod Brown first said they were in mortal sin for not obeying him because they wouldn't stand during the Agnus Dei, only kneel. Second, he invited these people to leave the diocese.

39 posted on 06/29/2007 6:34:06 PM PDT by part deux
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To: part deux

Wow, what a lunatic!

Our bishop, who is not retired, told us to stand but the pastor said it was OK to kneel. So I do. Most people stand. But a lot kneel after communion.


40 posted on 06/30/2007 4:45:04 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault ("..this administration is planning a 'Right Wing Assault' on values and ideals.." - John Kerry)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Yes, Bishop Tod seems to have a diabolical disorientation. He also has this gay guy on staff making $300k a year redesigning all the church interiors. The list goes on...

I think all this hostility from the progressive bishops finally backfired. God bless Pope Benedict.


41 posted on 07/02/2007 2:57:09 PM PDT by part deux
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