Lost in Translation: The English Language and the Catholic Mass

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In this book, Gerald O'Collins, SJ, takes a systematic look at the 2010 English translation of the Roman Missal and the ways it fails to achieve what the Second Vatican Council mandated: the full participation of priest and people. Critiquing the unsatisfactory principles prescribed by the Vatican instruction Liturgiam Authenticam...
$17.95

In this book, Gerald O'Collins, SJ, takes a systematic look at the 2010 English translation of the Roman Missal and the ways it fails to achieve what the Second Vatican Council mandated: the full participation of priest and people. Critiquing the unsatisfactory principles prescribed by the Vatican instruction Liturgiam Authenticam (2001), this book, which includes a chapter by John Wilkins:

  • tells the story of the maneuverings that sidelined the 1998 translation approved by eleven conferences of English-speaking bishops,
  • criticizes the 2010 translation, and
  • illustrates the clear superiority of the 1998 translation, the "Missal that never was"


Author: Gerald O'Collins, John Wilkins
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Published: 10/18/2017
Pages: 128
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.50w x 0.20d
ISBN: 9780814644577
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