Weekend watching August 28, 2015Posted by Tantumblogo in Art and Architecture, General Catholic, Glory, history, Our Lady, Papa, SOD, the struggle for the Church, Tradition.
Something old, something new for you to watch this weekend. First, a very cool video, unfortunately in French, from JP Sonnen showing the Declaration of the Dogma of the Assumption by Venerable Pope Pius XII in 1950, in (mostly) glorious, living color:
The good old days, indeed. Rome and Saint Peter’s as it looked in the early 50s. Sede gestoria and all! St. Peters brilliantly lit in candlelight! Unfortunately there was a serpent writhing just under the surface in all these scenes. Incredible how far and fast the Church fell from this, to the first session of Vatican II.
On a more sour note (maybe watch the first video first, to feel better afterwards?) Johnnie V and Chris Ferrara discuss whether Catholics should fear the
Second part here if you want to watch it.