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During a visit to St Agatha’s in Portsmouth, I took part in the Ordinariate’s beautiful new liturgy

The bishops of England and Wales are right about secular poems at weddings

When Benedict XVI was in his prime choirmasters quietly reintroduced chant and polyphony to Catholic parishes. But it may have been too little too late

Paul Inwood was among 90 composers to submit a composition to the Vatican

Pontiff says Blessed Paul VI ‘inaugurated the liturgical reform’ with Mass in 1965

The Pope will visit the parish in Rome where Blessed Paul VI celebrated his first public Mass in Italian

Famous preachers used to attract people far and wide – sadly that tradition no longer continues

Pope Francis also admits being told off by Cardinal Ratzinger after preparing Vatican document

‘Gazing about, reaching for this and that’: the challenge of distraction, it seems, was just as strong at the EF as with the Novus Ordo

The Church in Africa has a sharp understanding of the transcendent and sacred