“The faithful everywhere have responded generously, and have greeted the new liturgy with great joy.” —Archbishop Bugnini (1967)
Annibale Bugnini Reform
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.
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
“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.”