For Your Lenten Friday Night at the Movies IV: The Shoes of the Fisherman

Gulp!

The Papal Conclave is upon us, and we’re smack in the middle of a fight for religious liberty. Did I mention North Korea is rattling their nuclear sabre too?

So as the fourth installment of Lenten Friday Night at the Movies gets underway, we’re going to go back to a time when the Cold War was raging, and a new Pope was selected who has more than a little in common with Blessed Pope John Paul II. [Read more...]

Anyone Care for a Game of “Secular Media Conclave Bingo?”

I hope the pot is well financed, because there will be a ton of winners.

Check out their other card too.

The Media Conclave has been in session since February 16th. It’s amazing they haven’t chosen a Pope for us yet.

H/T The Crescat.

Attention to Orders: Fall In for Prayer Muster at 1100 Eastern Time

Bring this prayer card, or your own prayerful intentions for the soon to be announced Papal Conclave. Rosary beads are optional.

For those who can follow along with the celebration of Vespers in Rome (say, via EWTN, Catholic Radio, etc.) feel free to use this handy guide published by the Vatican.

That is all.

A Little Message About the Conclave from the Noise to Signal Ratio UPDATED

New Advent shared a piece today from the Inquirer in Philadelphia. It’s an interview of Rocco Palmo of Whispers in the Loggia. He basically says everything you need to know about the conclave right here, [Read more...]

Smallville Sends a Cardinal Off to the Conclave UPDATED

Justin Francis Cardinal Rigali, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, took wing today from the airport in Knoxville, Tennessee to gather with his peers in Rome for the conclave. [Read more...]

Italian Cardinal: Cardinal Mahony Could Be Asked to Skip Conclave

The Cardinal Mahony story just got bigger than the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Here’s what the Washington Post shared earlier today,

VATICAN CITY — The controversy over Cardinal Roger Mahony’s vote in the conclave that will elect a new pope has now reached the Vatican, with at least one cardinal musing aloud that the former archbishop of Los Angeles should consider staying home. [Read more...]


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