As is his style, Francis deviated from the prepared text when he delivered the homily. It is fascinating to see what changes he made.Read more
Ratzinger said bishops “have been complaining about this problem of excessive Roman centralization for at least two centuries.”Read more
“I may be wrong, but I have the impression that at least some, perhaps many, of the bishops share the unhappiness about the new translation which is felt by many priests and lay Catholics. Yet the new translation is being promoted as a precious gift.” Fr. Kevin Kelly in a letter to the bishops of England and WalesRead more
Cardinal Burke’s speech was titled “The restoration of church discipline and evangelisation.”Read more
by Fr. Edward Foley, Capuchin
at the January 6, 2011 meeting of the Catholic Academy for Liturgy.
Our challenges: inculturation, sensus fidelium, collegiality, hospitality and the new evangalization, ecumenism, liturgical theology, amplified hybridization of the Roman rite.
Translating documents into English has become a challenge for the Vatican. And, more than ever, this Italian-dominated organization is showing signs that it may not be up to the task.Read more
Are priests and bishops employees of the Holy See? I don’t think so.Read more