Tag Archives: PRO MULTIS

From the Archive: Priest refuses to use new translation in consecration of Precious Blood. Invalid?

FROM THE ARCHIVE. (Since a couple people have recently asked about this through email.) From a reader: If I had to guess, there are probably many priests throughout the US who are refusing to celebrate the Mass according to the … Continue reading

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A noted theologian changes his mind about “pro multis” meaning “for all”

From Sandro Magister’s site Chiesa: Vatican Diary / The conversion of bishop-theologian Bruno Forte He was a determined supporter of “for all” in the words of the consecration. But the pope’s letter to the German bishops has changed his mind. … Continue reading

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Waiting for Magyar – UPDATE!

In these five short years, vatican.va has already managed to post Summorum Pontificum in Latin and Hungarian! But wait!  vatican.va still has nothing on the Holy Father’s Letter to German-speaking bishops about the translation of “pro multis“! Could we at least … Continue reading

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Fr. Lombardi on the Holy Father’s Letter about “pro multis”

I posted about the absence (and then the presence) of the Holy Father’s Letter to German bishops on the vatican.va site.  HERE. Here is the editorial of the papal spokesman, Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, on the site of Vatican Radio … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s “pro multis” letter to German-speaking bishops now in English. Wherein an HONORED GUEST ranteth.

Here is a follow up to my post about the Holy Father’s letter of instruction to the German speaking bishops about the translation of “pro multis” in the new liturgical books. An English translation of the Holy Father’s letter is … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI explains to German bishops what the “pro multis” really says.

The Holy Father has explained to the bishops of German-speaking countries what the prayer really says. Just as the document Liturgiam authenticam required a revision the English liturgical texts, all the different languages need revision, including German.  You may recall that the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest changes “many” to “all” in the consecration.

From a priest: I was concelebrating a Mass last week (N.O., in English) and the principal celebrant substituted the word ‘all’ for ‘many’ at the consecration. I gather he does this at every Mass he offers. Does that change render … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest scandalizes religious ed students by disobedience.

Another form of clerical abuse. From a reader: I’m a DRE with an important question. Today at Mass, a visiting priest in the diocese indicated the following during his homily: 1. He is very much opposed to the new, more accurate … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest refuses to use new translation in consecration of Precious Blood. Invalid?

From a reader: If I had to guess, there are probably many priests throughout the US who are refusing to celebrate the Mass according to the new translation. My question is, “Is the Mass invalid if a priest uses the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Saying “for all” even after the new translation is in force.

From a reader: I was wondering what the mind of Catholics ought to be toward the validity of Masses which are celebrated after the implementation of the Third Edition of the Roman Missal by certain Priests who may dare to … Continue reading

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“Pro multis” in the the Misal Romano, Tercera Edición for the USA

From the September newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee on Divine Worship comes this blurb: Use of Ustedes and the Spanish Translation of Pro Multis In 2008, the USCCB petitioned the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments … Continue reading

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How are the Germans and Italians preparing new, corrected translations.

Over at Chiesa, the gentlemanly Sandro Magister has posted about German and Italian bishops and the issue of new, corrected translation of the Missale Romanum.  However, the piece is not by Magister.  It is anonymous… signed “***”, which I think … Continue reading

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“For you and for many for the forgiveness of sins.”

In the consecration of the Precious Blood the priests says: “For you and for many for the forgiveness of sins.” From the Meditations and Devotions of Bl. John Henry Newman. I cannot penetrate Thy secret decrees, O Lord! I know … Continue reading

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America Magazine article about “pro multis” in the corrected translation

The Jesuit run America Magazine has an article by Paul Philibert, O.P. about the “pro multis” issue. A Dominican writing for Jesuits about liturgy.  Hmmmm. I have written about this issue quite a few times.  Let’s see what Fr. Philibert … Continue reading

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Video interview with Card. Burke

A video interview with Raymond Card. Burke from gloria.tv. He speaks about speaking about abortion in the public square, about the Extraordinary Form, Communion in the hand, and the “pro multis” issue.  He mentions “mutual enrichment” and “reform of the … Continue reading

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