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An orthodox priest speaks about the traditional latin mass
Greek-Orthodox Archpriest: Don’t Touch Traditional Latin Mass! AldoMariaValli.it published an interview with Vasilios Koutsourás who is presented as a Greek-orthodox archpriest. Koutsourás is telling…More
Greek-Orthodox Archpriest: Don’t Touch Traditional Latin Mass!
AldoMariaValli.
it published an interview with Vasilios Koutsourás who is presented as a Greek-orthodox archpriest. Koutsourás is telling the Catholics to preserve the ancient Roman Liturgy. He explains that this is one of the oldest rites of the universal Church. The Roman Canon, which is virtually never used in the New Rite, is likely of apostolic origin.
According to Koutsourás, the ecumenical dialogue between the Church and the Orthodox should be based on the ancient dogmatic, patristic and liturgical texts, especially those of the first millennium, the time before the split. Quote, “In these texts, one can find the foundations for a path towards Christian unity and for a spirit of mutual respect.” Therefore, Koutsourás says, the Roman liturgy and its revaluation by the Pope is necessary on the path of dialogue, both because of the sacredness it exudes and because of its antiquity.
The modern liturgical developments in …More
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