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Coming papal document to call for 'new liturgical movement'?

July 02, 2010

John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter writes that Pope Benedict XVI will soon release a motu proprio on marriage law. The document itself would ordinarily not warrant much public attention, Allen notes—except that in the text the Pope calls for the formation of a “new liturgical movement” to revive the strength of traditional Catholic worship. That passage of the document seems to point toward the Pope’s enduring interest in a “reform of the reform.”


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  • Posted by: lauriem5377 - Jul. 04, 2010 2:02 AM ET USA

    I am looking forward to reading more about the Holy father's thoughts and guidance. Each person is responsible for his/her own respect and reverence for the Mass and especially the Eucharist.