The White House announced the appointments to its faith advisory council today including The Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.
Attendees at conferences of the North American Academy of Liturgy and the Catholic Academy of Liturgy in San Francisco are frustrated with the way the new Roman missal is being introduced and are displeased with the quality of the translation. In Ireland, the Association of Catholic Priests calls the missal “sexist, archaic, elitist and obscure,” and they want their Bishops to send it back to Rome.
There can be no question of Anskar’s saintliness, according to the standard of any age of Christendom. His missionary zeal and courage, his uncomplaining patience, his generosity, his spirit of foundation, whether at home or abroad, his austere self-discipline and his diligence in the work of his calling were all striking features of his character. He struggled hard and successfully against two faults,