As Cardinal Müller’s term expires, the liturgy offers a reminder

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Jul 03, 2017

Did you notice?

On July 2—the day when Cardinal Gerhard Müller’s term expired a prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith—in the Collect for Sunday Mass we prayed “that we may not be wrapped in the darkness of error but always be seen to stand in the bright light of truth.”

The light of truth: Veritatis Splendor.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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  • Posted by: Retired01 - Jul. 03, 2017 3:40 PM ET USA

    And lately, and increasingly since 2013, the darkness of error appears to be in, and the bright light of truth appears to be out