domenica 23 luglio 2017

NC Register
(Kathy Schiffer) Pope Benedict XVI explained that he permitted the two missals to coexist not merely to satisfy the wishes of certain groups of the faithful, but also to allow for the mutual enrichment of the two forms of the Roman rite. In the years since the Second Vatican Council, a rift has grown between the “conservative Catholics” – those who prefer the traditional Latin Mass – and those who attend the post-Vatican II Novus Ordo Mass, often singing robust hymns by the St. Louis Jesuits. Are both liturgical forms valid? Yes – although the most strident participants in what has come to be called the “Liturgy Wars” might say otherwise. (...)