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connect the dots

By Diogenes (articles ) | Sep 15, 2007

There's no direct connection, I realize. But a guy can dream, can't he?

Start with my complaint about the technicolor papal ponchos in Austria....

... move along to Father Z's report that the vestments were chosen by prominent Vatican official...

... and doesn't it make you feel good to know that said official will soon be moving on to new challenges?

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  • Posted by: - Sep. 19, 2007 12:25 AM ET USA

    Before we get too excited: I did read that Marini was to be put in charge of the International Eucharistic Congresses: is that such a wise move?

  • Posted by: - Sep. 18, 2007 9:10 AM ET USA

    "Humble submissiveness has led us to licentious degradation." Well said, Centurion! Please allow me, a humble Hoplite, to be your spear-bearer. Let the Inquisition begin!!

  • Posted by: - Sep. 17, 2007 2:38 PM ET USA

    Thatthe person responsible for the choice of color and design will be moving on to another assignment is encouraging news. That this Pope is making better choices for job assignments is even better news. There is nothing much he can do about the poor choices of previous popes with the possible exception of encouraging resignations. It's time for a long overdue aggressive defense of doctrine and liturgy by TRADITIONAL catholics. Humble submissiveness has led us to licentious degradion.

  • Posted by: - Sep. 17, 2007 2:50 AM ET USA

    I know a Pope who wouldn't offer Mass in those vestments. He would have refused. He would have used it as a "teaching moment". They called him "Pius" the tenth of that name.

  • Posted by: - Sep. 15, 2007 3:05 PM ET USA

    It makes me feel good that he is moving on. If it were possible to show that his moving on was related to this event (or even to his clown Masses for the last two Popes in general) it would REALLY make me feel good.

  • Posted by: - Sep. 15, 2007 1:32 PM ET USA

    Didn't I just say that a few days ago, Uncle Di? You guys didn't post my comment! LOL. I'm on the ball.

  • Posted by: - Sep. 15, 2007 12:34 PM ET USA

    Now arrives a seemingly reliable report that the Austrian Bishops did not pick these horrid creations worn by the Pope. Remigius withdraws his remarks critical of them and their staff in the comments section of original story. Change in personnel will undoubtedly result in a return of normality.

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