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  • Benedict, Witness of the Resurrection (Pope restores ancient rite of the Resurrexit)

    04/16/2006 11:23:56 AM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies · 867+ views
    WITL ^ | April 16, 2006 | Rocco Palmo
    On this, his 79th birthday, Joseph Ratzinger marked his first Easter as Pope. At morning Mass in St Peter's Square, Benedict XVI returned to the ancient rite of the Resurrexit, used by Popes since the 1100s but only recently (and sporadically) restored; the ritual reinforces Peter's role as witness of the resurrection. Above, the Pope is shown kissing the Acheiropita icon which is brought to St Peter's Square specifically for the Resurrexit, which takes place at the beginning of the liturgy of Easter during the day. Here is the Holy See's English translation of Benedict's Urbi et Orbi message,...
  • Peter, Witness of the Resurrection (Papal preparations for Easter 2006)

    01/04/2006 5:37:12 PM PST · by NYer · 6 replies · 333+ views
    WITL ^ | January 4, 2005 | Rocco Palmo
    Peter, Witness of the Resurrection Continuing our coverage of the Piero Marini-championed return of the ancient rite of the Resurrexit in the new Pontificate, our good friend (and camauro enthusiast) Zadok the Roman writes from hiatus to inform that, after its initial (Marini-advocated and researched) return to the celebration of Papal Easter in the Jubilee Year, the (Marini-tasted, John Paul-approved) ritual had, in fact, been used in the following years over which John Paul II was able to celebrate the morning Mass of Easter Sunday. The photo above, showing the Acheiropita icon returned to its ancient place at the...