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Saint Peter’s Has a New Parish Priest

Well-fed and wild looking Conventual Franciscan Father Agnello Stoia, 54, assumed his function as “parish-priest of Saint Peter’s” on October 10.

Before, he was based in the central Roman Basilica of the Holy Apostles where he basked in the light of the oligarchs’ media when he opened the doors to sixty families evacuated from a Communist occupied building in 2017. Since, under Francis, Saint Peter’s is mainly used as a museum, Stoia could also transform it into a dosshouse.

Further, Stoia could bring to the Vatican the spirit of his former basilica where Clemens XIV (+1774), a former Conventual Franciscan, is buried, who suppressed the Jesuits. It is not very clear what the task of a “parish-priest of Saint Peter’s” is.

Picture: Agnello Stoia, Facebook, #newsUkzfsokzfj

Caroline03
@Ultraviolet O h no! Don't ! How mean!!🙂, I remember watching Jesus of Nazareth on TV - it always used to be shown in 4 parts during the Easter Season - and to be quite unashamedly honest, the portrayal of St John the Baptist by Michael York was so impressive to me as a young child, that I never forgot it! He impacted me greatly as a child. Even though I was young and not religious at that time, …More
@Ultraviolet O h no! Don't ! How mean!!🙂, I remember watching Jesus of Nazareth on TV - it always used to be shown in 4 parts during the Easter Season - and to be quite unashamedly honest, the portrayal of St John the Baptist by Michael York was so impressive to me as a young child, that I never forgot it! He impacted me greatly as a child. Even though I was young and not religious at that time, I totally found myself in agreement with every word he said as he rebuked Herod accusing him of sin for having married his brother's wife.

The role was so at odds with the usual characters he played - for he was usually type cast as a placid, boring, emotionless, neatly dressed, suave individual with a crisp British accent. His unrestrained, emotion driven portrayal of St John the B was to me -as a young girl, very impressive indeed! He shouted. He was raucous. His voice did actually cry out and wail in the wilderness and it all seemed acutely believable and not acted at all (a rarity for acting to be that convincing) To this day I have never forgotten how he was in the right and how terrified Herod and Herodias were of him! That came across very well! Good performances from Christopher Plummer and the actress playing Herodias too!

Here he is! I found his bit! He fulfils his role to perfection. Actually convinces you that he's the one that is right! Reprimanding the sinner - even to the shedding of his own blood Don't remember anything else he did- he didn't particularly shine to me in anything else. This was great preaching even to me as a young girl. 🙂

youtube.com/watch?v=W0hO-zRV8Xo

See this too! Another GREAT performance in Jesus of Nazareth was the possessed boy. Incredible! Never forgot his scene either. Acting so incredible by today's standards that you would think that Our Lord really HAD permitted him to become possessed - he played the part so well! That foam looked REAL!!!

youtube.com/watch?v=wmL7Mw9oOKA
Ultraviolet
"it always used to be shown in 4 parts during the Easter Season"

Yes, it -was-. @Caroline03 Then Western culture started to decline. First, the four nights of "Jesus of Nazareth" series got swapped for one night of "The Ten Commandments" and then even that stopped getting shown.

This series is, in my opinion at any rate, the single best depiction of Christ's life ever done. The casting was …More
"it always used to be shown in 4 parts during the Easter Season"

Yes, it -was-. @Caroline03 Then Western culture started to decline. First, the four nights of "Jesus of Nazareth" series got swapped for one night of "The Ten Commandments" and then even that stopped getting shown.

This series is, in my opinion at any rate, the single best depiction of Christ's life ever done. The casting was unbelievable, with some of the greatest actors of the later 20th century gladly taking bit parts.

wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_of_Nazareth_(TV_series)

St. John's rebuke was a classic, especially the one he gives in Herod's dungeon, howoing his recriminations until they echoed through the stones during Herod's party. That was a classic.

Even today, Jesus' exorcism scene give me the chills. Jesus holding up His and and slowly drawing out those two words, "Leeeave himmm..." Even the "possessed boy" actor did an incredible job with that uearthly draining noise he made. No special effects, as you said, just world-class acting from everyone.
Ultraviolet
Father Stoia isn't that "wild looking" at least not compared to Michael York's portrayal of John The Baptist. pic related. Back in the early 70s, this look was incredibly popular with "field hippies", the sort who got into communal farming and insisted bathing removes naturally healthy sweat and body oil.
Orthocat
Your last point is making a 'come-back' with the woke among us - except for a different reason: you see, bathing regularly wastes water and hurts the environment! I've seen videos on YT extolling the 'unwashed masses' look. Even my nurse practitioner gave me the bizarre recommendation "It's not necessary to wash everyday." No thank you!
Ultraviolet
@Orthocat Somehow I'm not surprised the "woke" have inherited their grand-parents' insanity. It was all those bad drugs the hippies did back then, ;-) Messed up their genes real bad, not entirely joking, either. ;-)

Part of the reason the "woke" don't mind looking and smelling like animals is because they smoke so much pot. The stuff reeks so horribly they don't notice their own stench, nor …More
@Orthocat Somehow I'm not surprised the "woke" have inherited their grand-parents' insanity. It was all those bad drugs the hippies did back then, ;-) Messed up their genes real bad, not entirely joking, either. ;-)

Part of the reason the "woke" don't mind looking and smelling like animals is because they smoke so much pot. The stuff reeks so horribly they don't notice their own stench, nor do they care.