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Praising sacred music, Pope encourages formation of schola cantorum ‘in every parish community’

September 30, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Addressing the Italian Santa Cecilia Association, Pope Francis described singing as “an integral part of the liturgy, inspired by the first model, Gregorian chant … In the liturgy, Gregorian chant, polyphony, popular music and contemporary music resonate. It is as though, in that moment, there were all the past and present generations praising God, each with its own sensitivity.”

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