“We’ve tried it, we’ve lived with it, we think it needs correction,” Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory. - Story here.
"The study was commissioned by the Godfrey Diekmann Center for Patristics and Liturgical Studies at St. John’s School of Theology in Collegeville, Minn., and carried out by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University."There you have it.
I know. Fr. Paul Ruff, S.O.B
"The latest translation was approved only after a tortuous, decade-long struggle between those who wanted words and phrasings that sounded more like the original Latin text and those who thought that the proposed vocabulary sounded pompous and incomprehensible."Good God...a decade long struggle? If the Church was a business, it would have died long ago with its creaky and dysfunctional bureaucracy. Who was involved in this process who would want to give up ten years of their life for this? Its like Washington!It does sound pompous at times (score for the traddies) but you have to be an idiot to find it incomprehensible."The national poll of priests and lay leaders in parishes around the country found that more than half of the 444 clergy who responded reject the new missal, by a margin of 52-42 percent. "Cafeteria Catholics..the whole bunch of em!!!
I actually like the new translation. While some of the wording took a bit of getting used to, well, if it is closer to the original Latin, fine by me. Pompous? Ridiculous...and I am no traddie. ;p
The New Revised New Missal. I love historic Christianity. Look what I would have missed had I remained a mere Protest-ant.
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