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Meaningless innovations lead to woeful Mass

February 6, 2012

Kudos to the writer of "Mass reform is obstacle to evangelization" (WCR letters, Jan. 23).

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Husbands under stress need outside help

January 30, 2012

The Jan. 16 article on sexual teaching led me to thing about a related issue. In recent discussions with friends, we all knew of situations of young husbands "pulling the plug" on their wives and families.

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Pray for the salvationof gays, lesbians

January 30, 2012

Re: Seminarian Kelly Wilson's article, "Gays, lesbians, must be treated with dignity" (WCR, Dec. 26).

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Mass reform is obstacle to evangelization

January 23, 2012

I cannot say the attempts to improve the church services have in any way been inspirational. It is a great disappointment to have absurd changes dumped upon us instead of the necessary improvements that would encourage us to bring newcomers to Mass.

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Details of bishop's crimes should not be reported

January 23, 2012

I am a long-term reader of the Western Catholic Reporter. However, I was dismayed with the quality, quantity and details of the trial and sentencing of Bishop Lahey in the Dec. 26 WCR.

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Efforts are needed to preserve the family farm

January 16, 2012

Is living a rural lifestyle as a Catholic family on the land, providing safe, healthy meats and produce to families who are unable to do so for themselves intrinsically valuable? Yes.

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Accept Mass revisions with faith and trust of Mary

January 16, 2012

I'm old enough to remember the Latin Mass. I too served at the Latin Mass and, as I reflect on the new Roman Missal changes, these changes are more true to that version.

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New Missal offers healing to those wounded by liturgy

December 26, 2011

I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for the new Roman Missal. We have awaited this new translation with joy and excitement and are now just beginning to experience its beauty.

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New translation marks 40-year step backward

December 26, 2011

While I am open to a new Mass translation, I am not open to a 40-year step backwards as is represented by some of the new Roman Missal. If the new translation is a more accurate translation from the Latin, then surely the Latin was flawed, examples of which are given below.

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Society's sexism has religious roots

December 26, 2011

"Women shackled by poverty, low wages" – Thank you for publishing this article as it shines a light on the hardships that women face just because they are women.

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