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Card. Brandmüller on the liturgical reform of Vatican II

Our friends at Rorate noticed a piece at Vatican Insider in which His Eminence Walter Card. Brandmüller expressed himself about the Novus Ordo, aka “the Mass of Paul VI” and “the Ordinary Form”.   He says what we know is true … Continue reading

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Card. Burke on Summorum Pontificum and worship as the key to reform. Fr. Z rants and agrees.

His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke, in this video interview with Raymond Arroyo of EWTN, in commenting on Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum speaks to something that I have been harping on incessantly for years.
I have been saying that we must revitalize … Continue reading

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Bp. Sample on Liturgical Reform – audio of interview

His Excellency Most Reverend Alex Sample, Bishop of Marquette, has something to say about liturgical reform. This is an interview from Catholic Answers.


Bp. Sample stresses a “hermeneutic of continuity”.
I am not entirely on board with His Excellency (an old friend … Continue reading

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The intent of the liturgical reform?

A reader sent this.
Would that this Pope were heeded — and would that he heeded his own advice!
Paul VI on Liturgical Reform
The proper implementation of the Constitution on the Liturgy [Sacrosanctum Concilium] requires of you that the “new” and the … Continue reading

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Filipino Archbishop really seems to understand Pope Benedict

Our friends at Rorate found an extended piece from UCANews (you might remember the liturgical opinions of its editor).  You will want to read this whole thing, but here it is with my emphases and comments:
The liturgical renewal I would … Continue reading

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“using the victims of clerical child abuse to fight internal political battles”

Some analysis from the UK by Damian Thompson with my emphases and comments:

Some liberal Catholics are thinking: It’s payback time, Ratzinger!
By Damian Thompson
There is still no good evidence that Pope Benedict XVI is seriously implicated in the atrocious child … Continue reading

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A “Crunchy Con” liturgical essay… rereading that baptist minister’s remarks on worship

Some hours back I posted an interesting piece by a baptist minister which has been getting some play in the blogosphere.
On a site called Crunchy Con there is a reaction to the experience this baptist minister had.
A "crunchy con" … Continue reading

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