Posts Tagged ‘new English translation of Roman Missal’

NZ Bishops to collaborate with English-speaking countries to review liturgical texts Comments 3

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

During their recent meeting in Wellington, the New Zealand Catholic bishops discussed Pope Francis’ Motu Proprio ‘Magnum Principium’ (the great principle) which lays out the procedure for preparing translations of liturgical texts from Latin into local languages. They say they will be working in collaboration with English speaking Bishops’ Conferences around the world as they Read more

Chalice versus cup Comments 5

Friday, May 25th, 2012

He thinks that some of the vocabulary in the new English translation of the Roman Missal is ill-chosen, but Fr Merv Duffy sm considers that the translators “are right in using the word ‘chalice’ rather than the word ‘cup’ because the symbol we see elevated is something special, rather than something ordinary”. Read Fr Merv Duffy’s Read more