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Whose English? Explaining the potential for new Mass translations

Whose English? Explaining the potential for new Mass translations

| Father John Paul Erickson | September 26, 2017 | 2 Comments

Certainly one of the more obvious outcomes of the Second Vatican Council was the reform of the liturgy, that is, the public prayer of the Church. As enunciated in the first published document of the council, “Sacrosanctum Concilium,” an explicit goal of these reforms was the “full, active and conscious participation” of the people of God in this public prayer, especially in the holy Mass.

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All in good time: Liturgy document unlikely to bring quick changes

All in good time: Liturgy document unlikely to bring quick changes

| Cindy Wooden | September 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

The shouts of joy and cries of despair that greeted Pope Francis’ recent changes to canon law regarding liturgical texts appear to be exaggerated.

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