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Pope’s liturgy reforms risk taking Catholics ‘back to the 1970s’: liturgy expert

'This is one more element in a larger campaign to undo the reformatory work of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.'

Criticizing papal pronouncements is “necessary” when they “lack support,” says future Pope Benedict XVI

Said "an “ultimate binding decision” by the pope wouldn’t be valid if there was “no clear evidence from the sources” of Catholic doctrine."

Composer Arvo Pärt Wins Theology Prize From Vatican

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The 81-year-old Estonian, who is the world's most-performed living classical composer (and who is not himself Roman Catholic), is one of three recipients of this year's Ratzinger Prize, named for Pope Benedict XVI (né Joseph Ratzinger) and given to "people who answered to the challenge of fostering a deep dialogue among science, theology and philosophy."

Finally! Jonathan Pryce to Play Pope Francis in Netflix’s The Pope

3 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Sir Anthony Hopkins will co-star as Pope Benedict XVI The post Finally! Jonathan Pryce to Play Pope Francis in Netflix’s The Pope appeared first on

Cardinal Burke: Pope Benedict restored the ‘correct order and beauty’ to the liturgy

The 'most splendid contribution' of Pope Benedict XVI was in restoring the Sacred Liturgy.

Benedict XVI and Plato on Music in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Here is a fascinating paper by Dr Tom Larson of St Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, entitled Man, Music and Catholic Culture; he presented it at the Institute of St Anselm Studies, an annual symposium which takes place the college campus each summer. Show More Summary

New Executive Director Appointed for Revamped Liturgical Institute in San Francisco

A new director has been appointed for the Benedict XVI Institute for Sacred Music and Divine Worship, which is based at the seminary of the Archdiocese of San Francisco in Menlo Park and was founded under the patronage of Archibishop...Show More Summary

‘Culture of Silence’ Abetted Abuse of at Least 547 German Choir Boys, Inquiry Finds

5 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The children suffered physical and sexual abuse at the music school whose famed Regensburg Cathedral boys choir was directed for decades by Pope Benedict XVI’s brother.

Pope Benedict XVI Says That The Church Is ‘On The Verge Of Capsizing’

The previous head of the worldwide Catholic Church, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, was the first Pope in 600 years to retire from the office. Popes usually serve until their death.

In Shock Warning, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is ‘on the verge of capsizing’

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI issued shock criticism of his successor Pope Francis, warning the Catholic Church is a boat “on the... The post In Shock Warning, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is ‘on the verge of capsizing’ appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Top Vatican official: Gay sex in Vatican ‘never been worse’ than under Francis

Homosexual practice in the Vatican has ‘never been worse,’ despite efforts begun by Benedict XVI to root out sexual deviancy, he said.

A Reflection on Acedia, Eros and Christian Joy

In his encyclicals Deus caritas est and Caritas in veritate, Pope Benedict XVI discusses the relationship between two different aspects of love, which he refers to using the Greek terms agape and eros.Prior to reading these encyclicals, I had always thought of agape as the higher love in which the person makes a gift of himself to the other. Show More Summary

The Legal Achievement of Summorum Pontificum

I propose here to consider what Pope Benedict XVI meant, and what he achieved, by categorizing the traditional Roman Mass and the post-conciliar reform of it as two Forms of the same Rite, the one Extraordinary and the other Ordinary. Show More Summary

At the Vanguard of Catholic Renewal

Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI frequently acknowledged that the Church is in a state of serious crisis.[1] Not all is well, nor should we pretend that it is — even if this means abandoning the “new Pentecost” narrative of Vatican II that supplied meaning to the lives of countless gullible people. Show More Summary

A Bi-Ritual Education: Guest Article by Sean Fitzpatrick

I am convinced that the crisis in the Church that we are experiencing today is, to a large extent, due to the disintegration of the liturgy. –Pope Benedict XVI, Milestones: Memoirs 1927-1977 In a recent Crisis column, Dr. L. Joseph Hebert wrote of the educational power and importance of Catholic liturgy in the context of Fr. Show More Summary

Pope Benedict Writes in Praise of Card. Sarah

Yesterday, First Things posted a review of Cardinal Sarah’s new book “The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise”, by His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. It is of course well worth your time to read the whole piece, which is quite brief; here is an excerpt.“(Card. Show More Summary

A Vestment Maker’s Birthday Present for Pope Benedict XVI

We are very grateful indeed to Mrs Clare Short of DiClara Vestments for sharing with NLM this account of her recent meeting with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI; on this occasion, she presented him with a new set of vestments as a present for his 90th birthday, which he celebrated on Easter Sunday, April 16th. Show More Summary

Benedict XVI: Erasing God from liturgy has put Church ‘in danger’

'The deepest cause of the crisis that has subverted the Church is located in the effacing of the priority of God in the liturgy.'

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