Maybe tomorrow, as I’ve said to myself every day for the past two months.
Archive for category Pope Francis
“… a temptation to hostile inflexibility of the so-called ‘traditionalists’ and also of the intellectuals… the temptation of the ‘do-gooders,’… of the so-called ‘progressives and liberals…’
Like any good Protestant Seminary, Fuller has a Board of Declaration (a Wittenburg door) at the campus crossroads, onto which any modern Martin/a Luther can post his/her thoughts.
“In what appears to be somewhat of a soap 0pera, the Pope and bishops certainly have the world talking.”
Catholic liturgy once involved a complex gamut of grades and distinctions, perhaps because it had developed in a world filled with social grades and distinctions. Both are now gone.
The move was a break with Francis’s predecessor, Pope Benedict, who two years ago started a new Vatican department to promote the study and use of Latin in the Roman Catholic Church and beyond.
All sides want to claim the pope for their own.
The Vatican ends the privatization of blessings.
Will the views expressed by Pope Francis on translating the Bible influence future ecumenical collaboration on translating liturgical texts?
Historically, bishops have used croziers but popes have used ferulae. Until today.