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the liturgy Catholics want

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Nov 11, 2006

Over on the very useful New Liturgical Movement blog, Jeffrey Tucker has a perceptive comment on the French poll that showed overwhelming support for a Latin Mass with Gregorian chant, but not nearly so much support for the Tridentine rite.

At first that looks like a contradiction. But Tucker offers an explanation:

What the poll reveals is that people would be happy with precisely what the Church is asking us to do, namely give chant primacy of place and elevate the role of Latin.

He may be wrong. But I think not. Tucker's argument is persuasive.


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  • Posted by: - Sep. 10, 2010 9:47 AM ET USA

    Good heavens. If the Gates of Hell prevail against the New York Times, does that mean it wasn't the true church of Liberalism that the she god of Bathseba founded in a remote stretch of mountain in the Hindu Kush?

  • Posted by: Obregon - Sep. 10, 2010 1:14 AM ET USA

    Diogenes, You are just wonderful! I could not stop laughing at your words. Like you, I will not feel sorry one bit if "The New York Times" disappears tomorrow. That will be a wonderful testimony that when a paper goes too far with their bias, it disappears!

  • Posted by: Gil125 - Sep. 09, 2010 9:48 PM ET USA

    I'll bring the champers.