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Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster, Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, are pictured at a joint service yesterday (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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A copy of the new English translation of the Roman Missal (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Priests will use ‘cheap but worthy’ interim Missals for three months after the new Order of Mass is introduced but before the full Missal is published

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the crowd during yesterday's Angelus (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Benedict XVI pictured with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his wife, Svetlana, yesterday (CNS photo/Christophe Simon, pool via Reuters)

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American bishops study a draft of the new translation in 2005 (CNS photo)

The battle is virtually over – and the good guys won

The new translation of the Mass, as presented to Pope Benedict XVI (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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

Pope Benedict XVI raises the Eucharist at Bellahouston Park, Scotland (Photo: CNS)

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

The new translation of the Roman Missal as presented to Pope Benedict XVI (Photo: CNS)

Secretary of liturgy committee says new text won’t provoke the same negative reactions in Britain as in Ireland and America

Fr Ruff says the translation process has been marked by 'deception and mischief' (Photo: CNS)

Fr Anthony Ruff cancels all speaking engagements related to the new Missal, saying he cannot promote it ‘with integrity’