Recognitio — of a sort — for E&W

“I am pleased to inform you that we have now received the ‘recognitio’ from the Congregation of Divine Worship [sic] for the English language translation text of the Missale Romanum (tertio edition typica) [sic]. However we are still waiting to hear from the Holy See about the adaptations which were proposed by the bishops (e.g. retention of the renewal of baptismal promises on Easter Sunday Morning) and the texts of the National Propers for England and Wales…”

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Recognitio Granted

The Bishops of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy [ICEL] join me in welcoming the announcement of the approval by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments of the definitive English text of the Third Edition of The Roman Missal. This news ushers in the final phase of preparation for the publication and implementation of the Missal in our eleven member Bishops’ Conferences and the many other territories where the sacred liturgy is habitually celebrated in English.

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