Posts Tagged ‘Syro-Malabar Church liturgy’

Vatican delegate asks Indian Church: Are you with the pope?

Monday, August 21st, 2023
with the pope

A Vatican delegate has told a congregation from India’s Eastern rite Syro-Malabar Church that they were either “with the pope or against him”. “Move away from the illegal Mass the archdiocese has been following, where the celebrant faces the people,” Archbishop Cyril Vasil (pictured) told the Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese laity and priests at Mass last week. Read more

Vatican appointee’s liturgy letter burnt

Thursday, June 29th, 2023
Liturgy circular

A Vatican appointee’s liturgy circular is drawing ire from lay Indian Catholics in Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese. They burnt it in a public protest. Archbishop Andrews Thazhath’s circular insisted on a controversial form of Mass. That form has been the centre of a dispute for 50 years. St Mary’s Basilica, which is the seat of the Major Read more