“[T]he Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, Dominique Rey, wants to reassure those Catholics who think that the moment for “liturgical renewal” – a shorthand definition for a return to a more solemn style of celebration hopefully ushered in by Benedict’s legalization of the pre-Second Vatican Council Latin Mass – is now over.”
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The Latin words “pro multis” could be translated literally as “for many,” as Pope Emeritus Benedict called for, but many have argued that it is an idiom which in effect means “for all,” the translation approved by Pope Paul VI.
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.
In the Süddeutsche Zeitung from Munich – most likely a newspaper Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI reads daily – Matthias Drobinski is noting the contrast between Pope Francis and his predecessor.
The contrast to Pope Benedict at the beginning of his term is striking.
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.
The Deacon’s Bench notes “an interesting study in contrasts”:
Sure wonder what’s going on over there.