Re-Reading Sacrosanctum Concilium: Article 23

Readers might want to evaluate from a distance of half a century the characteristics and adequacy of the theological, historical, and pastoral scholarship grounding the work of the curial entities responsible for the reform of the liturgical books after Vatican II. What further theological, historical, and pastoral scholarship needs to be taken into account for future liturgical reform/restoration/renewal?

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Swiss Abbot Harshly Criticizes Church Structures, Calls for Reform in the System of Naming Bishops

“In our church we have serious structural problems. The problem is that bishops achieve their position through this system, and consequently they have no interesting in questioning the current system. The church thus becomes a closed system. Perhaps it eventually has to collapse or fall apart before anything happens.” – Benedictine Abbot Peter von Sury

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