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Discover C.S. Lewis’ Latin Letters

Latin provided the start of a long correspondence In 1947, an Italian priest named Giovanni Calabria (who was canonized as a Saint in 1999) read an Italian translation of Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, and was inspired to write to him. Knowing

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Latin and Vatican II

Why does Pope St. John XXIII get the blame for the decline of Latin? Pope St John XXII announced the Second Vatican Council in January of 1959. The Council was held in four sessions, the last of which ended on

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The Patron Saint of the Internet

The Catholic Church has a patron Saint for almost everything, and in many cases, several for the same thing. One useful website classifies them by the specific field of human endeavor they watch over, from accountants to yachtsman, in over

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The Oldest Latin Versions of the Bible

If you’ve ever attended the 4th Sunday of Lent’s Mass at which the Introit was sung in Gregorian chant, you would’ve heard the following words which give the 4th Sunday of Lent is traditional nickname, Laetare Sunday. “Laetáre, Jerúsalem, et

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