“…the Catholic Church has spent years arguing over a new English translation of the Mass… there has been a tension between the formal and informal; between those who want to describe God as a remote, awesome being and others who want to encourage a more intimate, personal connection…”
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Liturgiam authenticam was discussed.
Concerns about an inappropriate “linguistic register” have prompted the request.
Fr. Paul Gunter stressed that papal liturgy should not be seen as the exemplar for other liturgies.
It is time to reform the Vatican’s “monarchical style and turgid bureaucracy” and introduce greater consultation and a “root-and-branch review of the method of appointing bishops.” – Bishop Burns of Menevia
“A little abstruse and pretentious”: Abbot Johnson of Vatican Translation Committee on the New Missal
Church officials are cautious now about the Missal, and a bit more honest in their comments.
Tablet Survey: Laity split over new Mass translation, clergy and religious mostly reject it, support high among Latin Mass traditionalists
Catholic opinion remains split down the middle over the new English text of the Mass, an online survey by The Tablet has revealed.
“So how can the old and the new come together with the humility and magnanimity that are the antidotes to pride?.” – Fr. Christopher Jamison, OSB
“It’s fair to say that the ordinariate hasn’t been a runaway success in Britain. It has about 1,200 members including 60 priests. That may change when the Church of England welcomes women bishops.” – Catherine Pepinster in The Guardian
Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham, England, issues a pastoral letter seeking input for the best possible deployment of priests and deacons. A reader responds.