Cardinal Geoprge thinks that the new translation has been “well done” and “the collects are truly beautiful.”
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Difficulties will have to be ironed out, and the Holy See will have to clarify some things. By when? Anybody’s guess.
Is “formal correspondence” more important than accuracy?
Will the views expressed by Pope Francis on translating the Bible influence future ecumenical collaboration on translating liturgical texts?
Bishop Cupich told me that I was right about the new Roman Missal.
Heaney’s voice, through his written and spoken word has been concluded yet the resonance from his life’s work is far from lost. We are fortunate to have shared a time of passage with a great man, a poet and person of distinction. He spoke to us and for us in a language carefully crafted and finely tuned.
Especially in liturgical matters, ‘abuse’ is a literalist mistranslation of the Latin abusus.
So… some interesting movement on the translation front. And also on the ecclesiastical centralism front.
The Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) recently commissioned a Missal survey polling the Irish clergy on the new English translation of the Roman Missal.
For what it’s worth, I rather like it.