Friday, July 1, 2011

The Mass of Pope Paul V (Not VI) in Literary Chinese

歸源 (Kuiwon) posts that the indult "in the 17th century allowed missionaries in China to celebrate Mass in Classical Chinese" — Mass in Classical Chinese.

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Blogger Pascal said...

I just got a copy of the hard-to-find 1949 decree of the Holy Office allowing the Roman Missal to be translated into Classical Chinese. I'll be posting it soon on Rorate Caeli.

1:54 PM  
Blogger Pascal said...

Literary modern Chinese, I mean, not Classical Chinese.

1:56 PM  
OpenID kuiwon said...

Ah. Thank you for the clarification. I was a bit confused when I heard the 1949 date.

2:41 PM  

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