The Congregation for Divine Worship wants to put itself in the lead of the rebirth of great sacred music. But the Secretariat of State has its own musicians…
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Will those more knowledgable read the March 30 column of Sandro Magister and tell us what’s going on in the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music and in the Sistine Chapel Choir? Send to Kindle:
Fr. Neil Xavier O’Donoghue has written a response to Sandro Magister’s portrayal of the liturgical practices of the Neocatechumenal Way.
Let a thousand liturgical flowers bloom?
Out of 187 Italian bishops, there were 171 votes in favor of keeping per tutti (“for all”), 4 for the introduction of the version per la moltitudine (taken from the French, “pour la multitude”), one blank ballot, and just 11 votes for per molti (“for many”).
Was the renewal brought about by Vatican II so great as to cause a “rupture” with the tradition of the church? Ironically, there are progressives and traditionalists who would agree that there was in fact a rupture.
Sandro Magister writes: “Benedict XVI wants it that way, at the Masses he celebrates. But very few bishops and priests are imitating him. Yet this is one reason why churches were given ornate floors. A guide to the discovery of their significance”