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Liturgy and ecumenism go hand in hand, as Vatican II’s documents demonstrate

The Ordinariate has achieved the ‘noble simplicity’ recommended by the Council Fathers

Some of the new names will raise eyebrows, but this isn’t the coup some believe it to be

Mgr Guido Marini said it can be better to wait rather than provoking more conflict

The cardinal condemned the ‘ideological clash of factions’ over ad orientem worship

But don’t expect them to disparage the Novus Ordo

John Rastell’s work affected our liturgical experience forever

Francis sent a message to bishops, priests and Church workers attending Italy’s annual week of liturgical studies

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We can have it both ways


Cardinal Sarah’s advice to priests to celebrate Mass facing east, rather than towards the congregation, has caused uproar in Rome. Yet a simple compromise is available