"Liturgical reform is something that is needed if the Liturgy
is to preserve its vitality and splendour...
"The act of the Church [the liturgical rites]...bounded by
time, by space, by the ministers who perform it, is necessarily linked in its
exercise to the changeableness of human matters.
"On this account the Liturgy in its structure has required a
corpus of formulas, gestures, rites, and ceremonies which make of it a living
organism, exposed like all organisms to outside influences, to luxuriant
vitality and, sometimes, to decay."
Fun with papal reporting! - Friday needs a little fun. Sometimes Homer nods and sometimes Google translate applies the soporific! From the other day via Google and Katolisch.de HERE U...
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