Pope makes complete overhaul of Vatican liturgical congregation

"A distinctly more liberal character"

The following comes from an October 28 Catholic Culture article: In a stunning move, Pope Francis has replaced all of the members of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship, the body in charge of liturgical questions. It is routine for the Roman Pontiff to appoint a few new members to each Vatican congregation, rotating out members who have served for several years. … [Read more...]

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Rome reins in kiss of peace

No pew jumping by faithful or leaving altar by priest

The following comes from a July 31 Catholic News Agency story. The Congregation for Divine Worship, in a recent circular letter, announced that the placement of the sign of peace within Mass will not change, though it suggested several ways the rite could be performed with greater dignity. “The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments … … [Read more...]

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