Pope Benedict revived the old Latin Mass on Saturday, delighting traditional, conservative Catholics and angering liberal Catholics, who fear the move threatens Second Vatican Council reforms, and Jews, who are concerned because the Mass includes a prayer calling for the conversion of Jews, fixing their "blindness" to Jesus as the Messiah.
The actor has been very vocal about his "traditionalist" views, adhering to the Roman Catholic faith as it was understood before the "modernization" by the Second Vatican Council of 1962-1965. ''I go to an all-pre-Vatican II Latin m... Read Post
VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI carried a tall, lit candle symbolizing hope into a darkened St. Peter's Basilica packed with faithful Saturday night in the traditional start of the Vatican's vigil Mass on the eve of Easter. A chant... Read Post