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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

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

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’

Members the Congregation for Catholic Education are pictured during the Pope's address at the Vatican yesterday

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Green balloons reading "Yes to life" are held by pro-life activists during Pope Benedict XVI's Angelus address yesterday (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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The app, which costs 59p, offers the new text alongside the current translation of the Mass

‘And with your spirit’ is a very ancient liturgical greeting used only by Christians and it was translated not only into Latin but also into Syriac and Arabic

Why ‘and with your spirit’ is right

Fr Austin J Milner OP explains the rationale for one of the most striking changes in the new English Mass translation

Bishop Arthur Roche of Leeds, chairman of ICEL, oversaw the drafting of the new translation (Photo: CNS)

Bishops’ conference of England and Wales announces timetable for introducing new Mass translation into parishes