Monthly Archives: March 2013

Benedict, Francis, and the future of the “reform of the reform”

Shawn Tribe offers some thoughts on the future of the liturgy under Pope Francis. I would add one qualification to his  statement that “Benedict XVI understood … the need not simply for legislation, but rather for a renewed liturgical formation and a change in liturgical culture; for there to be lasting effects you first need […]

The infallibility question

The renunciation of Pope Benedict, the conclave, and the election of Pope Francis are big events in the life of not only the Catholic Church but the broader Christian community. Non-Catholics watching the process have taken the opportunity to ask questions, both questions prompted by events and questions that they might have had for a […]

Habemus Papam!

Eminentissimum ac reverendissimum Dominum, Dominum Georgium Sanctæ Romanæ Ecclesiæ Cardinalem Bergoglio, qui sibi nomen imposuit Franciscus!

Conclave incipit

In die primo conclavis, prædictiones duas habeo. Primus, Angelus Card. Scola eligetur, et secundus, Paulus VII vocabitur. Utrum vel non ille res bona est, non possum dicere. Orate pro Cardinalibus!