A half-millennium of attempts to reform the central administration of the Catholic Church has not succeeded.
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The Mass at John Lateran in Rome this Sunday is part of Francis’ “hermeneutic of continuity” – with Vatican II, with Pope Paul’s reform of the rites, and with the rest of the Catholic Church.
We don’t know what this meeting was about. We can only wonder.
Msgr. Jim Moroney: Pope Emeritus Benedict was Liturgical Leader with Exceptional Support for the New English Missal
Msgr. James Moroney had the privilege of working with Pope Benedict on the completion of the new English translation of the Roman Missal.
Pray Tell has given extensive coverage to the election of Pope Francis. Stay tuned.
…[A]s we welcome a new pope who also happens to be a Jesuit, many are wondering what his approach to liturgy will be. Will it be practical or ideological? Will “creativity” be, as it was under Benedict, a negative word, or will it be a positive one? Pope Francis trained as a chemist. He spent most of his career in pastoral and administrative roles, engaging in worship not as a scholarly observer, a critic, or a theoretician, but rather as a pastor whose most passionate concern has been for the poor. What sort of liturgist will Pope Francis be?
Pope Francis I made his first public appearance wearing house dress, not choir dress. He doesn’t care much for ecclesiastical pomp and splendor, we read.
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