Posts Tagged ‘liturgical reform’

Pope Francis: reviving a tradition of local variations in Catholic services Comments 0

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Pope Francis has changed Catholic Canon law – and met with some intense reactions. At stake here is the language used for the Mass and the question of who has the responsibility for translating the Catholic liturgy into regional languages. So why should this issue be so very controversial in the 21st century? Early history As a Read more

Liturgy reformer recalls manipulation of Paul VI Comments 0

Friday, October 17th, 2014

The memoirs of a Vatican II theological expert closely involved in the reform of the liturgy reveal some of the machinations that took place in the process. Frenchman Fr Louis Bouyer, who died in 2004, was appointed by Pope Paul VI to the Concilium which worked on the revised order of the Mass. The priest’s Read more