Thursday, July 05, 2007

As the processing of the monumental document (whose beginning you see below) continues, another of its wealth of intriguing snippets: contrary to longstanding reports that it had already been "signed," Summorum Pontificum bears the signature date of 7 July -- a distinct break with the usual practice of papal documents... e.g. the immediately preceding motu proprio.

For the rest, sit tight and stay tuned.