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Topic: liturgy

Debate: Is the new Mass translation worth all the bother?

Will it enhance the liturgical life of the Church, or is it just a lot of extra hassle for priests?

The old ICEL translation weakened reverence for the Mass: the new one will help rebuild it

The new translation is more faithful and more beautiful: these are words which will sink into the soul

Why ‘and with your spirit’ is right

Fr Austin J Milner OP explains the rationale for one of the most striking changes in the new English Mass translation

We are all going to die – that’s why we are Catholic

Liturgy must draw us towards the world beyond, says Fr John Zuhlsdorf. That’s how we can wake up our faith

Debate: Do children’s liturgies encourage rowdy behaviour?

Or are they the best way to teach youngsters about the Mass?

Liturgists tried to block my Mass setting for the Pope, says MacMillan

Scottish composer reveals ‘almighty row’ over his setting for the papal Masses in Glasgow and Birmingham

The Cathedral shows us the way ahead

Parishes throughout Britain should draw inspiration from the papal Mass at Westminster Cathedral, says Fr Anthony Symondson SJ

Choirs prepare for papal Masses

The new Mass setting by James MacMillan is complete and available to listen to online

Vatican officials visit Cofton Park to plan beatification Mass

The papal master of ceremonies and two other Vatican officials tour Birmingham, Glasgow and London to prepare for Pope’s trip

In defence of the cappa magna

Mgr Patrick Brankin, a diocesan communications director, defends the ‘great cape’ after protests against his bishop