the source & summit
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Dec 06, 2006
Question #1: In the days before jpegs and video-sharing, what would the chances have been that a sober letter of complaint describing the liturgy as enacted and addressed to the chancery -- any chancery, not just Orange -- would not be dismissed as an exaggeration?
Question #2: How many bishops, do you think, could read the following paragraph out loud and not wet themselves laughing?
It is the right of the Christian people themselves that their diocesan bishop should take care to prevent the occurrence of abuses in ecclesiastical discipline, especially as regards the ministry of the word, the celebration of the sacraments and sacramentals, the worship of God and devotion to the Saints. [Redemptionis Sacramentum §24]
Question #3: I forget the third thing.
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