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Archbishop Arthur Roche at a Vatican press conference on Feb. 10, 2015.

Vatican liturgy office issues guidelines for catechist ministry

Dec 13, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis created the instituted lay ministry of catechist in May. Read more

Archbishop Arthur Roche at a Vatican press conference on Feb. 10, 2015.

Vatican archbishop: Traditional Latin Mass ‘experiment’ not successful in reconciling SSPX

Nov 16, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Archbishop Roche discussed Pope Francis’ motu proprio Traditionis custodes in a television interview. Read more

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

Vatican liturgy chief: Traditional Latin Mass ‘abrogated by Pope St. Paul VI’

Nov 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Arthur Roche was replying to a letter from a cardinal. Read more

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

Adoration to the Blessed Sacrament.

Adoration is like radiotherapy for our sinfulness, says Vatican’s new liturgy chief

Jun 24, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Archbishop Arthur Roche said he was optimistic about people returning to Mass after the pandemic. Read more

Archbishop Arthur Roche and Cardinal Robert Sarah

Pope Francis appoints Archbishop Arthur Roche as successor to Cardinal Sarah

May 27, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The English archbishop has worked in the Vatican’s divine worship congregation since 2012. Read more

Vatican upholds bishop over reception of Communion on tongue

Dec 11, 2020

The secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship wrote to a petitioner last month rejecting their appeal against the Bishop... Read more