I see that the altar servers aren’t vested at Pope Francis’ daily Mass at the Guesthouse.
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Francis is the first pope ever in modern times to celebrate his usual daily Mass facing the people.
“Virtually everything he has done since being elected pope, every gesture, every decision, has rankled traditionalists in one way or another.”
Pray Tell has given extensive coverage to the election of Pope Francis. Stay tuned.
Pope St. Pius V, pray for us.
CNN has this story on a priest in China’s underground Church. There is a lot of footage of the liturgy, which seems quite interesting and raises two questions.
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Twelve of the cardinal electors in the next conclave have celebrated the unreformed rite.
Pope Benedict’s surprise (to me at lest) announcement of his resignation is interesting from all sorts of perspectives, of course. But since this is a liturgy blog, the question that comes to my mind is what this will mean for those who identify themselves as part of the “reform of the [liturgical] Reform.” To what degree was the personal example of Pope Benedict a source of that reforming movement and to what degree does its future depend upon a Pope who maintains the distinctive liturgical practices of this Pope?
How have performatism and “frames” influenced a postconciliar understanding of the role of the eucharistic prayer?