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Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation


    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"
  • Title: Lost in Translation: The English Language and the Catholic Mass

    Author: Gerald O’Collins with John Wilkins

    ISBN: 9780814644577

    Publisher: Liturgical Press Academic

    Date: 2017

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