Talk:Margareta Ebner

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Bad choice of words[edit]

Without being smutty, is 'her revelations and intercourse with the Infant Christ' quite the right choice of words here? ThePeg 22:15, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

Death month?[edit]

Did she die on June or July 20? The saintbox says June, as does the German wikipedia entry. However, this article's intro says July 20, and the cited source, the Catholic Encyclopedia (at least the New Advent edition online) agrees. Clearly, a correction needs to be made in the article, but I don't know which way to go. I added it to the saint's days section of general wikipedia calendar for July 20 (which already notes her under deaths earlier), hoping that someone capable of checking could do the correction. A Dominican perhaps?Jweaver28 (talk) 00:29, 21 July 2013 (UTC)

It seems 20 July has been in the article since the first edit (based on the Catholic Encyclopedia). 20 June was added as the feast with the infobox, but the editor gave 20 July as the death date there. The death date was later changed in the infobox and persondata to match the feast date (and standardised here), but the article text has never been changed from 20 July. It seems we can reliably source 20 July for the death date (from the Catholic Encyclopedia), but there aren't yet any sources that I know of for 20 June (though the longer it remains in the article the more it will continued to be used on the internet). I've asked the editor who made the later changes to the infobox/persondata if he has any sources or was just harmonising the existing facts, and it seems the person who added the infobox isn't active. Finally, would it be possible that she died in July but her feast day was in June, or is it always on the date of death? --xensyriaT 12:25, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Cancel that, every other source that I've found gives 20 June, and even page scans of the Catholic Encyclopedia support this; it seems to me the New Advent digitization is probably the source of 20 July, and I've contacted the webmaster about it. I've also corrected the article to 20 June, with a footnote mentioning 20 July. --xensyriaT 12:45, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Update: The webmaster has checked against the original, confirmed it was a mistake and has said he will correct it with the next update. I've therefore removed the footnote. --xensyriaT 14:23, 24 July 2013 (UTC)