When a pope issues a document “motu proprio,” it means he does so by his own motivation, and it can mean a significant change to church law.
Pope Francis' absence was widely noted as tensions over the liturgy continue within the Church.
The experience of being surrounded by the saints at the Latin Mass was one of the most profound spiritual experiences of my teenage years.
"Magnum Principium," the new apostolic letter released motu proprio by Pope Francis, is returning authority to regional bishops' conferences in matters of liturgical translation. But why and how?
Cardinal Cupich said the pope is making clear that Vatican II documents are authoritative and permanent.