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The Role of the Laity in the Extraordinary Form

  The Role of the Laity in the Extraordinary Form – International Federation Una Voce Position Paper   Thousands of Catholics from France  and other countries participate in the annual pilgrimage from Paris to Chartres, attending Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form every day.     “It has been argued that the Extraordinary Form excludes the laity from liturgical participation by accommodating only a limited number of formal liturgical roles for the laity: thus they can be servers, but not readers or Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. This claim is itself linked to accusations of ‘clericalism’. This paper shows that...
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