Archive for August 28th, 2007


I’ll be away for the next few days, enjoying some silence and solitude.

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Padre Santos

Passio Christi reports the sad news of the death of Monsignor Jose Ramon Santos Iztueta Mendizabal C.P., Emeritus Bishop of Moyobamba, Peru, who died yesterday in Lima, Peru. He was seventy-eight years old and had retired from his Prelature just over a month ago. I met him in Rome last year at Saints John and Paul; he had been Rector there when I lived in Rome. He was one of the humblest people I ever met. May he rest in peace.

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