Tuesday, September 08, 2009

NCR: Formal Statement on Reform of the Reform Expected Soon

Readers will recall the report by Andrea Tornielli about proposals for a reform of the reform under study at the Congregation for Divine Worship, as well as the qualified denial by the Holy See press office and Tornielli's reaction (here and here). Now, the National Catholic Register has a report about an expected formal statement on the matter. According to the NCR,

The Congregation for Divine Worship is declining to comment further on reports that the Vatican is considering a “reform of the reform” of the liturgy, but a formal statement on the matter is expected soon.

An official told the Register this morning that “everything is under study and is progressing” but added that he could say no more until Cardinal Antonio Llovera Cañizares, prefect of the congregation, or the Holy See Press Office, issues an official statement.

Read the full article at the NCR here.

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