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An ineffable anecdote

During the preparation of the new translation, some defenders of the old way of doing things, the so-called “dynamic equivalence” method of translation, carped about the new goal of greater accuracy would be tooo haard for people in the pews.  … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: priest changing the lame-duck translation or starting early with the new


From a priest reader:
The new translation is coming up in Advent.  I can hardly wait!  Now we are stuck using the old “lame-duck” translations, as you call it.  I’d use a different phrase.
Honestly, I hate the present translation so much, … Continue reading

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About “jumping the gun” with the new ICEL translation – WDTPRS POLL

The other day my good friend Fr. Ray Blake of Brighton posted an entry on his blog St. Mary Magdalen about ad experimentum use of the new ICEL translation for Holy Mass.  
He has some corrections to make in … Continue reading

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“Consubstantial” – Who do people REALLY say that He is?

The new translation contains an alarming new threat.
"Consubstantial"
By clinging to the inaccurate rendering of "consubstantialem Patri" in the Creed as "one in being with the Father", liberals obfuscate the dogma of the Church that Jesus is God, that He is … Continue reading

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Archbp. Coleridge hits a liturgical home run

Ever since the papal Master of Ceremonies Msgr. Guido Marini gave a talk in Rome to English-speaking priests about liturgy and liturgical reform, liberals have been coming out of the wood work.
They are now emboldened to attack Benedict XVI and … Continue reading

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Jesuits comment on the new translation, and get it right

A couple weeks ago in my column for The Wanderer I spoke of the work of Christine Mohrmann.  Also, I have on various occasions opined that sometimes it is okay for something you know to be a translation to actually … Continue reading

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How to be wrong every time: another WaPo blogger screws up

Anthony Stevens-Arroyo, a blogger with Newsweek/WaPo, has the amazing penchant for being wrong.
You might remember some of his other accomplishments along these lines, for example, his ululation when Bp. Martino of Scranton resigned.  Or his agreement with Planned Parenthood.
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Liturgical translation drama at the USCCB. Is it finally over?

You have to admire Bp. Trautman.  He kept his powder dry and his plan of attack hidden, saving his very last musket ball for the end.
He raised a motion that the bishops should see the Gray Book of the Antiphons, … Continue reading

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Bp. Donald “Ineffable” Trautman’s jihad against the new translation [Fr. Z POLL]

This entry also includes a little project for you readers and a POLL at the end.
His Excellency Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, aided and abetted by the ultra-liberal anti-Roman National Catholic Reporter, continues his perennial jihad.  The aging imam of … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt (Archd. StP/Mpls) on new translation

In The Catholic Spirit, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Archbishop Nienstedt has something to say about the upcoming changes to the translations of the Roman Missal. 
My emphases and comments.
Changes in the language of … Continue reading

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