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The Pope greets the faithful at yesterday's Angelus (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/09/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Mass is meant to be sung but, by and large, is not (CNS photo)

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

A copy of the new Roman Missal seen in Rome last year (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Bishops’ conference has given the go-ahead for three publishers to produce the missals in time for Advent

A worker painstakingly places leather tabs and ribbons into each chapel missal (Photo: Pierpaolo Finaldi)

Mark Greaves travels to Italy to witness the astonishing skills involved in the creation of the new Missal that will stand on Britain’s altars

Abbot Cuthbert Johnson, OSB, pictured with his new CTS booklet   (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Abbot explains Missal

Abbot Cuthbert Johnson OSB reflects on his hopes for the new English translation of the Mass

Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, poses with the 400-year-old King James Bible (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

Both translations seek to avoid “Gas Board English” and create a suitable language to express transcendent truths

The bishops of England, Wales and Scotland with Benedict XVI at St Mary's College, Oscott (Matt Cardy/PA Wire)

This has been going on ever since the papal visit: long may it continue

Bishops of England and Wales pictured during their ad limina visit last year (Photo: Mazur)

Bishops of England and Wales seek to map out aims for the next five to 10 years at a meeting that may lead to a shake-up of Eccleston Square

An altar copy of the new Mass translation CNS

Instead of huffing and puffing about the new English translation of the Mass, priests should instruct their parishioners on why it is a good thing

Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he leaves at the end of the general audience this morning (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 06/04/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church