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English-speaking voices join the chorus

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Jan 06, 2007

Following the example set by intellectuals in France, Italy, and Poland-- and, years ago, by writers and artists in Great Britain-- an English-speaking group has issued a statement of support for the broader use of the 1962 Missal. The statement is published in joyful anticipation of a document from Pope Benedict XVI.

See the statement on the New Liturgical Movement web site.

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  • Posted by: - Jan. 08, 2007 4:56 PM ET USA

    Unless there's a link I'm not finding, there is no place to leave a comment. It is a great effort and in the wake of the other efforts, the solidarity is impressive.

  • Posted by: zonner - Jan. 08, 2007 12:41 PM ET USA

    You can sign.Log on to New Liturgical Movement.

  • Posted by: John J Plick - Jan. 08, 2007 11:23 AM ET USA

    As far as I know, what Benedict XVI will be giving is a "permission" to say the Latin Mass, and that mainly to protect those who would prefer to celebrate it from contradictory bishops who would care to suppress it. I would hope that the more "enthusiastic" would not view this as the beginning of a wholesale move to dilute or even negate Vatican II. It is not warranted.

  • Posted by: - Jan. 08, 2007 8:56 AM ET USA

    I remain slightly miffed that I wasn't asked to sign. :)

  • Posted by: Sidonius - Jan. 07, 2007 7:36 PM ET USA

    One wonders how our friend Dr. McCorry will embrace this change.

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