Overheard at Orbis Catholicus

January 5, 2007

Buzz from Rome: the indult…Under the starry Roman sky I have some good news for everyone: the indult is here!

This is Dario Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos (born in 1929 and ordained in 1952) walking into the Vatican Basilica on New Years Eve. When asked about the indult what was his reply? “Subito.”

(Subito = Soon.)

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3 Responses to “Overheard at Orbis Catholicus”

  1. Dymphna said

    Well, soon in church time could be at least ten years so…. I won’t dance a jig just yet.

  2. rev fr lw gonzales said

    True. The Roman Rota (wheel) moves very slowly.

  3. Mac McLernon said

    Yes, I seem to recall reading “To God a day is like a thousand years… and a thousand years is like a day…

    ooops.

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