David Carr, sin and journalism are the themes of this remarkably insightful tribute to the late journalist by Daniel Silliman at Religion Dispatches.
Almost everything that Bishop Robert Morlino says in this interview on EWTN is unhelpful, trying to box in the pope and the synod.
Okay, so we have said good bye to the Alleluia and the Gloria. In keeping with the theme of my morning post, here are some great Kyries, one great Miserere, and the most merciful, non-liturgical music ever.
The Kyrie from Haydn's Mass in Time of War:
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The Kyrie from Mozart's Mass in c minor, with Bernstein conducting and the exquisite Arleen Auger singing the soprano part:
Everyone knows Allegri's Miserere. Here is Donzetti's:
And, lastly, the closing scene from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro - "Contessa Perdono":