Sacrosanctum concilium

The Pope invoked his ‘magisterial authority’ in a major speech to Italian liturgists

Musical experimentation at Mass seemed a good idea at the time. But the difficulties have only increased

The Ordinariate has achieved the ‘noble simplicity’ recommended by the Council Fathers

Pontiff says Blessed Paul VI ‘inaugurated the liturgical reform’ with Mass in 1965

The Pope will visit the parish in Rome where Blessed Paul VI celebrated his first public Mass in Italian

Archbishop Marini says he feels ‘desire to experience anew the spirit of the Second Vatican Council’

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If Archbishop Piero Marini really is appointed, it will be an unmistakeable declaration that we are all to be plunged back into the hermeneutic of discontinuity and rupture

The regular celebration of Benediction would help recover reverence towards the Blessed Sacrament