Daily Archives: 11 November 2006

Armistice Day in Basra

The following, from the Faith section of Sunday’s Times, has been written by Father Andrew Lloyd, Senior Force Chaplain for the British army in Basra, Iraq: One of the beautiful things in Iraq is the desert sky. A fellow chaplain … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 37

We continue Vatican II’s examination of liturgical norms with the first of four sections devoted to “adapting the Liturgy to the culture and traditions of peoples.” Even in the liturgy, the Church has no wish to impose a rigid uniformity … Continue reading

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How Much Latin/Who Decides?

In our discussion on Sacrosanctum Concilium 36, we reread the Church’s decision at the Council: 1. Latin is retained–preferred, if you will, as a Roman Rite liturgical language. 2. That said, the vernacular is conceded as being of “frequent advantage” … Continue reading

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