To improve liturgy, involve the people, pope says

Speaking to diocesan liturgical directors Jan. 20, the pope said that beyond a “deep knowledge” of religious celebrations, experts on liturgy must have a strong pastoral sense to improve a community’s liturgical life.

Greg Erlandson: Revisiting and relitigating Vatican II

“A variety of commentators of various stripes and even Pope Francis himself have weighed in to mark the council’s 60th anniversary, including Ross Douthat, a Catholic columnist for The New York Times.”