venerdì 19 novembre 2021

Discerning the Lex Orandi

(Rita Ferrone, Sapientia)
When Pope Francis re-imposed restrictions on the liturgy that predated the reforms of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) — a liturgy often referred to as the old Latin Mass — he made a strong statement concerning the decisive significance of the reformed rites: “The liturgical books promulgated by Saint Paul VI and Saint John Paul II, in conformity with the decrees of Vatican Council II, are the unique expression of the lex orandi of the Roman Rite,” Francis wrote in his apostolic letter, Traditiones custodes, issued this past July. (...)