It’s an old ill wind

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Rodney Stark, in “The Triumph of Christianity”, talking about the good faith in Medieval times: “The church also provided a great deal of weather magic. Weather crosses, blessed by a local priest, were erected in fields as far back as the sixth century AD, to protect against hail and high winds.”

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Pope Benny Dictus

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Day of the Pontiffs

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Secret Cardinals’ Business

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Pussy Riot hits back at Vlad the Impugner

Bib watch

UPDATE James Ashby offers to investigate

UPDATE Peter Slipper offers to invigilate

The buck stops with me: Kloppers

Literature Update

A Boyle on Western Civilisation

At a certain age the opening ceremony becomes a fact of life