Archive for August 17th, 2012

More Taj Mahal

After the concert on Saturday, I bought a retrospective CD of the music of Taj Mahal. I was very familiar with his music in the 60s and 70s, not so much the later work. The album has over 30 songs, and a rarity, I like every single one of them. This love song was new to me, and I consider it very fine:

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message of condolence at the passing of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church’s Patriarch, His Holiness Abuna Paulos – a renowned ecumenist and inter-religious dialogue partner who led his Church for two decades before his passing on Thursday at the age of 76, after a lenghy illness. Below, please find the full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s message. Click the following link to listen to Vatican Radio’s interview with Deputy Secretary General of the Ethiopian Catholic Secretariat and Pastoral Activities Commission Coordinator, Fr. Hailegabriel Meleku, who shared his remembrance of Patriarch Abuna Paulos:

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