sabato 27 novembre 2021

Ernakulam-Angamali Archdiocese against implementing uniform Mass | Kerala News | Onmanorama

The liturgical division in the Syro-Malabar Church over the way to conduct the Holy Mass has become acute with its Synod deciding to implement a uniform practice from Sunday with the nod of Pope even as the Ernakulam-Angamali Archdiocese is adamant not to follow it. Cardinal George Alencherry has trashed the claims that the Pope has permitted to continue with the existing practice of celebrating the Mass with the celebrant (priest) facing the congregation throughout the duration of the Mass. "No notice has been received from the Vatican regarding this," the Cardinal said on Saturday referring to the statement of Mar Antony Kariyil, the Trustee of the Ernakulam-Angamali Archdiocese that the existing practice can be continued. (...)