Latin is dead, long live the Pope
Some claim that if if we speak in the sacred language in our day-to-day life - that makes all of us holy.
Among the reactions I read to Pope Benedict XVI's resignation announcement this week, the most original and moving one was undoubtedly the editorial published on Tuesday by the French newspaper Liberation. It was, surprisingly, written from start to finish in Latin, as a gesture to the holy tongue of the Catholic Church, which is erroneously regarded as being "dead" (for those who don't read Latin, a...
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