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Latin in the News


Here’s a fun item that was in the news – when Pope Benedict XVI recently announced his retirement, italian reporter Giovanna Chirri was able to get the scoop before all the others because she was the only one who understood Latin.

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{Giovanna Chirri, source}

You might also want to read this interesting blurb on Pope Benedict’s efforts to revitalize Latin.

It's fascinating to see latin in our world!

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