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New York Cardinal: Changing the Our Father Is a Sin

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan believes that Pope Francis was aiming to clarify the Our Father not to alter it. For him changing the words of the Our Father would be a sin and he’s sure Pope Francis agrees.

Francis has suggested the false translation “do not let us fall into temptation” as an alternative to “lead us not into temptation.”

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CarolineA03
If he WISHES to amend it - why not alter it to be literally faithful to the Greek version of the Lords Prayer written in St Matthews Gospel?

"Give us this day our Super-substantial Bread."
This would agree with the Vulgate - and clarifies the importance of receiving Our Lord in the Most Holy Eucharist.

catholicexchange.com/our-supersubstantial-bread
Jungerheld
Great post, @CarolineA03! Thank you! The CS Lewis imagery is big with Catholics around my area. At the same time, I think a lot of them would not want to agree with you, and would also have a hard time defending themselves against your analysis. What was the response on the woman's blog!?
CarolineA03
I was reading on the internet the other day a Catholic Blog and a woman commenting referred to Francis as"Pope Shift"

To all of you knowledgeable about Narnia you will no doubt know what she means.

A lot of CS Lewis's novels contain a depiction of Christ under his title "The Lion of Judah" He is called "Aslan" the Son of the Emperor over the Sea, in the Books. So apparent is it to any who … More