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‘They are neither nostalgic nor embittered nor encumbered by the ecclesiastical battles of recent decades’

What matters most is the enrichment of the Novus Ordo, which can happen independently of any changes to the Old Rite

The cardinal’s plan is well intentioned, but the new lectionary and calendar would be too confusing if applied to the Old Rite

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But don’t expect them to disparage the Novus Ordo

The prayer was revised by Benedict XVI in 2008 after he permitted wider celebration of Mass in the Extraordinary Form

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

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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