Despite Annibale Bugnini’s extreme ecumania, the protestant observers at the consilium were wrong: the sacrificial language of the new mass was still entirely Catholic
Topic: Novus Ordo
The Novus Ordo (despite EPII) is an orthodox and valid Mass: but the way it was introduced was part of the hermeneutic of rupture
We are all used to the banality of the Jerusalem Bible readings at Mass: but on Sunday the translation of the gospel was simply impossible to bear
There is now only one solution: permission must be given for the use of other authorised translations for the readings
Thanks to Pope Francis the ordinariate is no longer only for former Anglicans
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Why do our Bishops pull out candidates for the priesthood from seminaries which teach the Extraordinary Form? Why are they so intent on defying the Pope?
The new vision of liturgical pluralism should now be an integral part of priestly formation
There are too many difficulties attending both the Novus Ordo and the Old Rite
Traditional liturgical language will be part of the Anglican patrimony; and one day, we might be able to use it, too
The Pope’s wishes are quite clear. But are our bishops carrying them out?
The Mass of Paul VI is unambiguously sacrificial, not simply a remembrance of ‘the Lord’s Supper’
The Vatican seems to have denied the story in 2007. Plus, there is footage of the Pope celebrating Mass, in the Ordinary Form, in his private chapel