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.