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15 Responses to NZ Bishops: No liturgical use of Roman Missal iPad Apps

  1. William says:

    I have to say that while I have read the article and the Bishops statement, I just cannot believe this matter is so pressing that the Bishops have had to comment on it.

    Has the Church's voice in New Zealand been reduced to this!

    • Troy says:

      Ha. My thoughts exactly.

      This is May 1. Am wondering if the news item is actually a month late?

  2. robert c says:

    what i'm waiting for are the new books that contain the proper response to the psalms, i have a new missal ,

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  4. […] CathNews New Zealand: NZ Bishops: No liturgical use of Roman Missal iPad […]

  5. […] wonder what I would have done if I was in New Zealand. The NZ Bishops Conference has explicitly banned use of the iPad as a substitute for the missal: The Missal is reserved for use during the Church’s liturgy. iPads and other electronic devices […]

  6. […] for Liturgical Use?June 5, 2012 By Thomas L. McDonald Leave a CommentThe bishops in New Zealand have banned the use of iPad versions of the Roman Missal on the altar, saying that their ability to perform multiple tasks such as gaming, checking email, […]

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  9. […] Being so far away from home meant that it was only when GoogleReader alerted me to Fr Z’s blog coverage, that I found out that the NZ Bishops had released a statement about the use of iPads and the Missal apps for liturgical use. Basically they make good points about why it should not be done. […]

  10. […] in a pinch. Others have had a great experience with using an iPad in place of a printed missal. New Zeland bishops have forbidden its use by priests in that country. You need internet/phone connection to operate this app. However, you […]

  11. […] in a pinch. Others have had a great experience with using an iPad in place of a printed missal. New Zeland bishops have forbidden its use by priests in that country. You need internet/phone connection to operate this app. However, you […]

  12. […] in a pinch. Others have had a great experience with using an iPad in place of a printed missal. New Zeland bishops have forbidden mobile device use in the sanctuary by priests in that country. You need internet/phone connection to operate this […]

  13. This just doesn't make sense to me. The app is designed to make things more convenient for them and they label it as taboo? Are they that old-school minded?