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Redemptionis Sacramentum 185-186

We’ve reached the conclusion. Let’s wrap it up. [185.] “Against the seeds of discord which daily experience shows to be so deeply ingrained in human nature as a result of sin, there stands the creative power of the unity of … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 183-184

The sixth and final section of the eighth chapter. Let’s review the matter of “Complaints Regarding Abuses in Liturgical Matters.” [183.] In an altogether particular manner, let everyone do all that is in their power to ensure that the Most Holy … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 181-182

If bishops have the responsibility, we do know that in the era of retrenchment, the curia has or once had the authority. If the CDWDS hears a report, they communicate to the bishop, who investigates: [181.] Whenever the Congregation for … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 176-180

Let’s consider the role of the bishop in dealing with liturgical problems: [176.] The diocesan Bishop, “since he is the principal dispenser of the mysteries of God, is to strive constantly so that Christ’s faithful entrusted to his care may … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 174-175

A brief subchapter on “Other Abuses.” Not much being said here, except that RS isn’t comprehensive in the problems it lists, and that other problems not listed or not foreseen should be addressed. [174.] Furthermore, those actions that are brought … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 172-173

You can read up on what Cardinal William Levada, the last CDF head, had to say about graviora delicta (grave crimes). RS 172 treats with matters largely that only priests can do The footnotes are rather large, so I left them … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 169-171

Chapter VIII deals with “Remedies.” It is the final chapter of Redemptionis Sacramentum and will take us through numbered sections 169 through 184. The end is in sight. [169.] Whenever an abuse is committed in the celebration of the sacred … Continue reading

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