The Liturgy as Battlefield

What Do 'Restorationists' Want?

Complaining about the liturgy is a favorite—and probably healthy—pastime of Catholics, lay and clerical alike. Few dispute the fact that the liturgical reforms of Vatican II have been implemented with mixed results. There is a widespread sense that the liturgy can be improved and that the quality of liturgical practice is crucial to the life of the church as a whole. What many lay Catholics may not realize is that the welcome desire for better liturgy has, in some...

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About the Author

Rembert G. Weakland, OSB, was archbishop of Milwaukee from 1977 until 2002.

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