Friday, October 29, 2010

Language, Fleeting and Eternal

I couldn't care less that, as Jan Freeman reports, this "loathed phrase turns 50" this week — I could care less — and couldn't agree more with Peter Kim's suggestion that "the official language of Catholic Church... gives immeasurable consolation in the midst of the cacophony of 'Church politics' over the translation" — Immutable Latin and Vernacular Translation.

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Blogger Donald said...

I view the use of the vernacular, instead of Latin, as a lazy and cheap way to do things sacred. As I heard a priest recently ask, "What does God get out of it (the vernacular)?"

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