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LINGUIST List 24.1033

Wed Feb 27 2013

Media: Catholic Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>

Date: 27-Feb-2013
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: Catholic Linguistics
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With the Pope's resignation there have been several stories circulating that highlight the role language has played in this event.

1) The Economist discusses the languages of the Pope's official Twitter.

http://www.economist.com/blogs/johnson/2013/02/language-holy-see

2) Giovanna Chirri, Italian reporter, was the first reporter in the world to break the news of the Pope's resignation because she understood the Pope's message in Latin.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/11/giovanna-chirri-pope-benedict_n_2662975.html
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