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Whatever priest’s posture, eucharistic prayer about God

Whatever priest’s posture, eucharistic prayer about God

| Father John Paul Erickson | July 21, 2016 | 2 Comments

A few weeks ago at a liturgical conference in England, the cardinal prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Cardinal Robert Sarah, created quite a stir by enthusiastically and publicly advocating for the widespread use of “ad orientem” within the Catholic Mass beginning this coming Advent.

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Experts: Cardinal Sarah’s Mass comments encourage what canon law permits

Experts: Cardinal Sarah’s Mass comments encourage what canon law permits

| Colleen Dulle | July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recent comments by a high-ranking Vatican official have sparked questions about the direction priests should face while celebrating Mass, but the Vatican spokesman said Pope Francis has made it clear no changes are foreseen.

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