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Topic: liturgy

Worship makes our lives bigger and better

In this extract from his new book Rowan Williams argues that effective ritual is far from being a retreat to a comforting alternative world

Would you set up a ‘little oratory’ in your house?

An energetic new book offers a helpful guide to praying at home

Benedict XVI is offering extraordinary leadership on liturgy and the environment

Seven years in, the Pope has inspired Catholics and shown he has an authentic vision for the Church

Dawkins predicts religion’s early death: the Pope warns that ‘in vast areas of the world the faith is in danger of being snuffed out’. But they are saying very different things

The Holy Father is leading a renewal of the faith, not predicting its demise

Now we have an improved new Mass translation, can we apply the same rigour to our hymn books?

Including such jingles as ‘Who put the colours in the rainbow?’ is patronising: are they for children?

Let’s hope the new Missal leads to more sung Masses

The English settings I learnt at school seem to have disappeared entirely

The Ordinariate’s liturgy is beginning to emerge: it will show us what might have been if the Ecclesia Anglicana had remained Catholic

The riches of the true Anglican patrimony will now at last be reunited with their source

‘Liturgy is not ours. It is not a form of self-expression…’

In a homily Archbishop Nichols echoes Benedict XVI’s humility

The great forward march of the reform of the reform

Pope Benedict has said the objective of Conciliar reform was not to change the rite and texts of the liturgy but to renew the sense of Paschal Mystery

Cardinals: liturgical abuse weakens the faith

Cardinal Burke says that many bishops and priests do not treat abuses seriously enough