I write in response to the 6 July 2022 statement by Pope Francis: “Make your voices heard! If they do not listen to you, shout even louder.”
Cardinal Ferdinando Giuseppe Antonelli OFM
I know of no author who has attempted to reconcile, explain, or justify the (obviously contradictory) “schizophrenia flaw.”
Louis Bouyer—the priest chosen to compose “Eucharistic Prayer II”—condemned the liturgical reforms when he saw the results.
Cardinal Antonelli: “I have the impression that much has been conceded to the Protestant mentality, especially in matters regarding the sacraments.”
Three (3) bullet points, written on a single sheet of paper.
Is backroom bowdlerization of Sacred Scripture truly irreversible?
I beg you on my hands and knees to read verses 12-20.
“Before the Council, liturgical law was regarded as something sacred; but everyone now feels authorized to do what he likes…” — Cardinal Antonelli (24 July 1968)
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
Certain parts of the Mass (such as the Canon) must remain in Latin, while others, especially those directed to the people (such as the readings and the restored «Oratio fidelium»), can take place in the vernacular.
“Paul VI … declared that he had been hurt by certain arbitrary liturgical experiments and pained by a certain tendency to de-sacralize the liturgy.” — Cardinal Antonelli (19 April 1967)