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Archbishop Arthur Roche at the Vatican press office on Feb. 10, 2015.

Vatican issues decree clarifying responsibilities for translation of Latin liturgical texts

Oct 22, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Archbishop Roche said: ‘The great task of translation ... falls to the bishops.’ Read more

Pope Francis prays the Our Father before addressing the Italian bishops' conference at the Vatican's Synod Hall, May 18, 2015.

Our Father translation to remain untouched in Germany

Jan 25, 2018

After Pope Francis recently suggested that parts of the Our Father prayer were poorly translated, bishops in Germany have debated... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, at the Vatican, Feb. 10, 2015.

Why did Pope Francis write to Cardinal Sarah?

Oct 24, 2017

By Andrea Gagliarducci

To understand the recent publication of a letter sent by Pope Francis to Cardinal Robert Sarah, it is helpful to... Read more