Defending the 12th century since the 14th; blogging since the 21st.

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Monday, August 14, 2006
Speak German? Maybe? A little? Want to watch the Holy Father's German television interview -- no voice-over, no subtitles, just four dignified German journalists and the Pope, all speaking their native language? Klicken sie denn hier. (Hutverbeugung: Whispers in the Loggia.)

ETA: If the link doesn't work, go to the Whispers post here and click through (...und durchklicken).