Sunday, March 16, 2008

No turning back now


Carries a new Cross

1 comment:

The Buffalo said...

Actually, there IS turning back.

As Jeff Miller from the Curt Jester reports:

Well not quite distinctive. Bl. pope John XXIII used it for a celebration in the Byzantine rite during the II Vatican Council.

There is a picture here:

What is distinctive about Pope Benedict is that he willing to return to using vestments, papal thrones, etc that had been used by his predecessors.