Reforming the Reform



Catholic bishops are usually loath to acknowledge dissent within their ranks. So it was surprising when the U.S. bishops publicly released the results of an internal poll that showed them almost evenly split on new English translations for the Mass. The divisions among the bishops revealed that perhaps they do not walk in lockstep as much as conventional wisdom holds. Some disagreement is to be expected, of course. But what was...

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Kevin Eckstrom covers Catholicism for Religion News Service in Washington.