Right now this is but a suspicion … a rumor.
What makes this of concern is that 2 of the detailed fixes in Firmware 2.50 had to do with elevation!
This would be a TOTAL dealbreaker for I.
Measuring and keeping track of ALL elevation is a huge part of my fitness regime.
So, this is of CONCERN.
I will, of course, monitor it and keep YOU posted.
Errors & Omissions in Episode 1 of the CNN “Pope” Series.
- Fake News re. St. Peter being 1st pope — Click here for my post.
- Additional Errors and Omissions — Click here for my post.
Oh, dear, dear, dear! It was bad. Painful. Excruciating.
Error upon error. Not sure whether it was ignorance or a desire to just put out ALTERNATE FACTS.
This was very unbecoming. I like CNN. I expected better.
I don’t have the time to go through ALL the errors! At one point I thought I thought I spotted an error EVERY 4th SENTENCE!
I will try and do a series of posts as time permits. This, as such, is Part 1.
The electoral process for Popes prior to the “College of Cardinals” being Formed.
Contrary to what they said (and implied) multiple times, it wasn’t just the cardinals who were involved in the process. Priests, Roman laity and nobles had a say and hand. So, to continually talk about just the cardinals, vis-à-vis papal elections is WRONG.
Explicit statements that the Cardinals decided to form the “College of Cardinals“.
Wrong! The cardinals NEVER had the authority to do anything of this scale. In those days, or even now, the ONLY thing they could really organize, as a gathering, without explicit papal consent, would be an orgy. And I kid you NOT (and they did organize and participate in a lot of those (i.e., orgies)).
Yes, the cardinals, started CALLING themselves as a ‘College’ at a ‘synod’ — BUT that was JUST a name. There was no such College or ‘officials’ — i.e., Dean & a Camerlengo — until Pope Eugene III mandated its creation.
IF only they had bothered to leaf through any one of my 10 Pope books or just called me. Pity. Shame.
Click to ENLARGE.
The sea change Gregorian calendar was introduced in October 1582.
Easter Sunday fell on April 1 two years later in 1584 — which, coincidentally, was also around the time the notion of “April Fool’s” kicked-in. One theory is that around this time, in France, the start of the New Year was moved from ‘April 1’ to ‘January 1’. Those who got confused by this move were referred to as April Fool’s. That, however, is one theory.
I have as yet not been able to work out why we get a 62-year gap … as between 1956 and 2018 and twice in prior years. The 68-year confounds me even further.
11-year gaps for such ‘movable holidays’ is common — the 11 having to do with the 7-day week and leap years every 4-years. As you can see we do get 11-year gaps quite often, just not the last time around. 35-year gaps are fairly common too.
But, 62- and 68-year are the LONGEST possible gaps for Easter.