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Another reason not to have liturgical dancers

From Zenit:

Sudanese Cardinal Survives Assassination Attempt

Assailed on Feast of St. Comboni

KHARTOUM, Sudan, OCT. 12 ( The archbishop of Khartoum escaped unhurt from an assassination attempt that was directed at him on Sunday, the feast of St. Daniele Comboni.

The Catholic Information Service for Africa (CISA) reported today that during a Mass held at the Comboni playground in Khartoum, marking the anniversary of the 1881 death of St. Daniele Comboni, a man with a dagger posed as liturgical dancer and managed to come within a few steps of Archbishop Gabriel Cardinal Zubeir Wako...


  1. Liturgical dancer?

    What in the hell is that?

  2. Anonymous11:19 AM

    "Liturgical dancer?

    What in the hell is that"

    It's more garbage (and I do mean garbage), that was adopted and fostered almost immediatly after Vatican II, but really only got support and favor after 1973. Many of John Paul II's papal Masses abroad, and afew at the Vatican, featured "Liturgical Dance". Not surprising coming from him.

    It needs to be stamped out officially by the Vatican.

    I did some research and found where this nonsense first appeared.
    In the USA Episcopal "church". And then copied by radical liberal Catholic liturgists.

    No surprise.

  3. Anonymous12:01 PM

    from the "USA gay-piscopal church"... of course

  4. I'm not sure how this incident is an argument against "liturgical dancers." The man in question could have attempted his action as an altar server, as part of an Offertory Procession, or even as an ordinary person in the crowd (as last year's assault on the Pope reveals).


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