Latin a Dead Language? Not Really

By making his historic announcement in Latin, Pope Benedict XVI breathed new life into the so-called dead language. In fact, a knowledge of the ancient tongue and the ability to understand Benedict’s XVI whispered farewell speech, allowed Italian journalist Giovanna Chirri to get the world scoop. Read more

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    Latin really is a dead language though. It’s only used for official communication in the Vatican, and in liturgy. Nobody...
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