Daily links, Mon., Dec 12: A death in the family, a requiem for a lost liturgy, and Jesus' favorite QB
The Tebow debate continues: Is God on his side (the Broncos are now 7-1), or is the quarterback who wears his faith on his bended knee actually a witch?
More on the new translations: Gabe Huck (my former boss at Liturgy Training Publications) laments the loss of liturgical prayers written in the vernacular (as I have as well). Scottish Bishop Maurice Taylor, the last president of the "old ICEL" documents the last days of the old translation in a new book, reviewed in the UK Tablet.
In the world of Catholic journalism, Pennsylvania native, former Catholic newspaper editor, and once head of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications Cardinal John Foley passed away yesterday, preceded on Friday by U.S. Catholic blogger Lisa Calderone-Stewart. In the Philippines, the well-regarded Luis Antonio Tagle takes over as archbishop of Manila.