Sunday, May 22, 2016

‘Liturgy wars’ have gone quiet, but they’ve hardly gone away

With the introduction of the new Roman Missal the order and structure of the Mass will not change. Catholics can expect some changes in the wording of prayers and responses beginning at Advent next year. In this file photo, Father Claudio Diaz celebrates Mass at St. Hedwig Parish in the Chicago Archdiocese. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World) (Aug. 20, 2010) See stories MISSAL- Aug. 20, 2010.

As the five-year anniversary of a new English translation of the Mass nears, Catholic opinion is still divided. That sometimes means heartburn, but it's the reflux of a deep passion.