Tag: pope john paul ii

  • the pope is in the hospital

    CNN and Fox News are both reporting that the Pope has been taken to the hospital. Fox is making the story sound much more urgent than CNN with Fox saying that he was “rushed” to the hospital catching his own staff off guard. CNN echoes Vatican reports that the Pope is one of millions who […]

  • the pope is still feeling bad

    The Vatican Press Office announced today that “As expected, the flu-like symptoms affecting the Holy Father persist. As a consequence, his appointments for the coming days have been postponed. In particular, the general audience scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday February 2, will not take place.”

  • the pope is a little under the weather

    The Vatican Information Service reports that the Pope cancelled his scheduled events for the day due to “flu-like” symptoms. Please keep him in your prayers that he, and all who suffer from ill health, may be spared from the pain and suffering connected to them. The last time the Pope cancelled an appointment at the […]

  • cardinal law and pastoral provision

    On that note, whatever happened to Cardinal Law? I am not all that sure- officially, he is retired with the title of Archbishop Emeritus of Boston. The Pastoral Provision website, last updated September 2001, still names Cardinal Law as Ecclesiastical Delegate- a position he has held since the position was created in 1981. The so-called […]

  • New Archbishop of Boston

    Archbishop Sean Patrick O’Malley, OFM Cap. was installed as the sixth Archbishop of Boston on July 30 marking the start of a new era in the torn archdiocese. I think it’s fitting that a Franciscan brother now sits on the cathedra in the Cathedral- if we recall, St. Francis started the Franciscan movement after hearing […]