Roman Catholic Worship From The Council Of Trent To Vatican Ii

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

The Council of Trent (15451563) initiated a period of liturgical standardization in the Roman Catholic church. Catholic worship remained largely uniform throughout the world until the appearance of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy of the Second Vatican Council (1963).

The Council of Trent (15451563) sought to bring about a conservative reform by radical means. The fathers of Trent were concerned to end avarice, corruptions, and superstitions in worship, but their minds were directed to...


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