A bizarre 1976 letter seeks “priest hunters” in the diocese of Fresno.
Traditionis Custodes Vernacular
Will the true defenders of Vatican II please stand up?
“Peace, peace, peace on earth; peace to God’s people, all people on earth.”
Is this “tacit” approval really “imaginary” approval?
When I was young, I would have tried to argue.
It’s no secret. Anyone who’s been in Church music realizes what happens in 99% of Catholic parishes.
The current GIRM never mentions “tacit” approval.
“After six months and 70+ letters, I received a letter from the chairman of Bishops’ Committee on the Liturgy.” —Dan Craig
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.