Cardinal Cupich said the pope is making clear that Vatican II documents are authoritative and permanent.
“The church in Colombia is called to commit itself, with greater boldness, to forming missionary disciples.”
This latest document may not be a bombshell but it is certainly a significant change in direction with regard to who has responsibility for liturgical translations.
These changes rebalance the relationship between the Vatican and local bishops' conferences in favor of greater local control.
The pope's third day in Colombia included a Mass for 600,000 and a prayer service with victims from both sides of the half-century armed conflict,.