Fr. Reginald Foster has been one of the Pope’s Latinists since the 1960s. No one knows Latin like Reggie, but he doesn’t favors a return to Latin liturgy. Whether Latin is a sacred language?
“A sacred language? In the first century every prostitute in Rome spoke it fluently – and better than most people in the Roman Curia.”
– Robert Mickens, “Letter from Rome,” this week’s Tablet.