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As you can see, the principal consecrator has kept up his use of the pallium, and the presence of the caped cleric behind Stallings means that -- in a triumph of Roman etiquette which'll likely inspire some of you to: 1. cry with gladness and 2. run to Imani Temple -- the new movement even has archpriests.
One can't help but wonder -- can purple rain, Milingo-style be far behind?
The wise advice is that the statement announcing the excommunication of Milingo and the four so-called "presumed bishops" released this morning in Rome is to be read carefully, and no assumptions should be made regarding anything it doesn't say.
As you know -- and likely see everyday -- said discretion is not the most widespread quality in this business. Then again, it's never too late to change that.
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