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It seems Pope Francis needs to brush up on his Tertullian!

It has been reported (in The ChristLast Media, I must note) that the current Pope does not like the phrase "lead us not into temptation...

"Let no freedom be allowed to novelty, because it is not fitting that any addition should be made to antiquity. Let not the clear faith and belief of our forefathers be fouled by any muddy admixture." -- Pope Sixtus III

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Michael Romano, Requiescat in pace.

From Philly.com:

Father dies saving son in hit-and-run on Roosevelt Blvd.

When a man five months removed from a DUI conviction came driving down Roosevelt Boulevard on Wednesday night, allegedly drunk behind the wheel again, Michael Romano's son was directly in his path. Romano made a split-second decision to save his son's life - and gave up his own.

The car, driven by Roderick Williams, 22, of the 3000 block of North 23d Street, struck Romano as he pushed his 5-year-old son out of harm's way in a southbound lane near Loney Street.

Paramedics pronounced Romano, 43, dead at the scene of the crash, which happened shortly before 11 p.m.

Romano's son was transported to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children with his mother, who was nearby but did not witness the incident, said Sgt. Lawrence Ritchie of the Accident Investigation Division. The boy was treated for minor cuts and bruises.
Williams pleaded guilty in March to a DUI incident from Sept. 11. Police said Williams was drunk and continued driving after striking Romano.

An off-duty officer, who happened to be driving behind Williams, witnessed the accident and pulled Williams over a few blocks later.

Williams has been charged with vehicular homicide while driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license, Ritchie said, along with such related charges as leaving the scene of an accident.

A woman on the 3000 block of North 23d Street, who identified herself as Williams' grandmother, said Williams was a "pretty good boy."

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