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  • noun A Roman numeral representing the number sixteen (16).


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  • XIV epoch before the development of its full grandeur.] [Illustration: This Louis XV bergère is especially interesting as it shows the broad seat made to accommodate the full dresses of the period.] [Illustration: There is a special charm about this old Louis XVI bench with its Gobelin tapestry cover.] _Louis XVI_

    Furnishing the Home of Good Taste A Brief Sketch of the Period Styles in Interior Decoration with Suggestions as to Their Employment in the Homes of Today

  • Pope Benedict XVI is an avowed enemy of the free market and economic liberty, and a Sixties-styled, pie-in-the-sky, neo-hippie to boot:

    Social doctrine

  • (For those wondering, the very large books are likely the Cistercian Antiphonale which are used during the chanting of the Divine Office) (The Decree of Pope Benedict XVI is read) (One will note that the new Abbot is wearing a pontifical dalmatic)

    The New 38 Year Old Abbot the Cistericans of Mehrerau, Austria

  • In contrast, the new liturgical movement as led by Benedict XVI is encouraging the widest possible distribution of the documents of Vatican II, and evangelizes on their behalf, and believes in freeing the classical usage of the Roman Rite so that everyone can have access to our tradition and grow to love it and embrace it as our own.

    Guido the Innovator

  • A feature we have often shown here, and which one will see in the vestments displayed in the Vatican museums, and still in use today by our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, is the use of one's ecclesiastical arms on the personal vestments of many a bishop, cardinal and pope.

    Cardinal Newman at Birmingham: Liturgical Items (Part 3 of 3)

  • Of course, there are other folks who will be satisfied playing the name and blame game, such as the author of a piece, "Pope Benedict XVI is a jackass," (be prepared for an offensive picture of the Pope covered with a condom) published in The Martlet, which is "an independent weekly student newspaper at the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada."

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Pope Benedict XVI is an avowed enemy of the free market and economic liberty, and a Sixties-styled, pie-in-the-sky, neo-hippie to boot:

    Pope Benedict XVI

  • Anyone who weighs the facts carefully and objectively will conclude that Benedict XVI is part of the solution — that is, if the goal is to reform the Catholic Church, not to destroy it.

    Pope is on the case and has been, in fact

  • Therefore, Marian piety, in the words of Benedict XVI, is 'Advent piety.'


  • Similarly, she says, Benedict XVI is a Pope who is trying to embrace everyone, including those who believe that our heritage was unjustly abandoned "after the Second Vatican Council."

    The Hidden Politics of Liturgical Commentary


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