Liturgical Adaptation In The Roman Catholic Church In The Twentieth Century

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

One of the most significant developments in Roman Catholic worship in the twentieth century has been the increasing sensitivity to the cultural setting in which worship is offered. The landmark decision of the Second Vatican Council, which called for all worship to be offered in the vernacular language, is only one example of important developments in the process of liturgical inculturation. This article describes the process, concentrating on the important decisions of the Second Vatican...


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