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Evelyn Waugh’s forgotten battle to preserve the Latin Mass

Evelyn Waugh was ‘one of the strongest opponents of the vernacular’ in England (AP) Evelyn Waugh’s forgotten battle to preserve the Latin Mass The great novelist, who died 50 years ago, almost became the first president of the Latin Mass Society Considered one of Britain’s greatest novelists, and widely regarded as one of the prominent Catholics of his time, Evelyn Waugh, author of Brideshead Revisited, died 50 years ago this year. While he will be remembered for his great works of fiction, many Catholics will be unfamiliar with his connection with the Latin Mass and his association with the beginnings...
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