And I’m impressed that he can and does say the Extraordinary Form of the Mass! Thank you, Your Excellency!
|Just a different "usage"?|
From the Extraordinary Form, we might hope to see the influence of a careful attention to the words and gestures. We also hope to see the sober, careful dignity so characteristic of the Roman Rite.
Still…there’s a long road to travel before the two forms are on equal footing with each other, and those who desire unrestricted access to the EF Mass actually have it – even though it’s a liturgical right they have been given by Pope Benedict XVI.
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