Daily Archives: 29 June 2007

Card. O’Malley: MP for “reconciliation”

On the blog of His Eminence Sean Card. O’Malley, we read an account of the meeting he attended in Rome concerning the Motu Proprio.  My emphases and comments. From Cleveland I flew to Rome at the request of Cardinal Tarcisio … Continue reading

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Il Giornale: all sacraments, not just Mass

The solid Andrea Tornielli has a meaty piece in Il Giornale about the Motu Proprio. Highlights: 1)  The MP will be released probably on 7 July.2)  There will probably be no press conference to present the document.3)  The Pope offers … Continue reading

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On the website of the one of the worst, one of the most liberal newspapers in the USA, the execrable Minneapolis Star-Tribune, there is an informal poll: Instant poll: Should the church allow wider use of the Latin Mass? Pope Benedict … Continue reading

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Sons of Salieri – the debasing of liturgical music

There is a very piece at The Paragraph Farmer (great name!) about liturgical music.  You have all heard rotten music in churches, music which makes even the Campbell Soup jingle or the theme from Gilligan’s Island sound like Mahler.  Then … Continue reading

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Two German presbyterates refuse “pro multis”

WDTPRS has soldiered for years on the side of truth and beauty in liturgical translation.  We played a not insignificant role in process whereby the accurate translation of "pro multis" in the consecration of the Precious Blood went up the … Continue reading


“…the Vespri’s mass at the St. Paolo’s Basilica…”

We are interested these days in accuracy of reporting on the details of the Motu Proprio. I offer for your consideration…. …the finely crafted caption for a photo from Reuters Pope Benedict XVI leads the Vespri’s mass at the St. … Continue reading

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