Is Latin a sacred language?

In his latest article looking at the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council, Notre Dame professor Timothy O’Malley explores a question many have asked — namely, is the Latin language considered sacred in the Church? O’Malley writes that “the significance of

Assessing the Council’s liturgical reforms

In the fourth part of his series exploring the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council, Timothy P. O’Malley writes: “Let us recognize that the reforms were intended and have been intrinsically good for the Church. Let us concurrently recognize that mistakes

Why does the liturgy generate such conflict?

In the third article in his series on the Second Vatican Council’s liturgical reforms, Timothy O’Malley pushes pause on detailing the reforms of the council and instead responds to the latest clash among Catholics in the liturgy wars. O’Malley answers a question

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