They were: (1) Cardinal Palazzini; (2) Cardinal Stickler; (3) Cardinal Mayer; (4) Cardinal Oddi; (5) Cardinal Casaroli; (6) Cardinal Gantin; (7) Cardinal Innocenti; (8) Cardinal Ratzinger; (9) Cardinal Tomko.
Annibale Bugnini Reform
Cardinal Antonelli: “I have the impression that much has been conceded to the Protestant mentality, especially in matters regarding the sacraments.”
Is backroom bowdlerization of Sacred Scripture truly irreversible?
I beg you on my hands and knees to read verses 12-20.
“The faithful everywhere have responded generously, and have greeted the new liturgy with great joy.” —Archbishop Bugnini (1967)
At the height of their usage, there were proper sequences for nearly every Sunday and feast day.
Pressure will be brought to have him walk back his statements, but I don’t believe he will.
The difference between correlation & causality.
“Many of those who have influenced the reform have no love, and no veneration of that which has been handed down to us.” —Secretary of the Consilium
In spite of all the progress our civilizations have made, the self-appointed “expert liturgists” are regressing.
“The present welter of discardable booklets, mimeographed sheets, divergent paperback hymnals, and so on … has unfortunate psychological effects.” — Dr. James Hitchcock
“Complete equality of status for the old rite of Mass alongside the new rite … is just not going to happen.” — Fr. Brian W. Harrison (26 March 1995)
If Pope Pius V or Gregory the Great were to come back, they ought to see that the Mass after Vatican II has substantially remained the same.” — Secretary of the Consilium
“Hundreds of millions of Catholics can now pray to God in their own languages and not in meaningless sounds…” — Annibale Bugnini
Am I a hypocrite?
“If some senseless decree were to order the total or partial destruction of basilicas or cathedrals, then
obviously it would be the educated — whatever their personal beliefs — who would rise up in horror to oppose such a possibility.”
When the three new Canons were published, the Consilium sent the conferences a letter (dated 2 June 1968) “to assist catechesis on the anaphoras of the Mass.”
When was the last time you saw the music of today’s popular Catholic composers treated in a serious way?
“… we would be faced with the necessity of providing different sets of missals for different strata of intelligence.” — Msgr. Francis P. Schmitt (1963)
Are we “the most highly educated laity in the history of the church” capable of making our moral decisions without substantive Church guidance … or are we idiots who can’t figure out what “dew” is?