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Pope puts broom through liturgy congregation

VATICAN (CWN): Pope Francis has taken the broom to the entire Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments, the Vatican body in charge of all liturgical questions in the Church.

While it is routine for the pope to rotate a few members each year, on October 28, Pope Francis made the surprise announcement that he was replacing the complete complement of 27 people in the congregation, a total transformation of its makeup.

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Facing the wall for Mass is not the norm

HONG KONG (SE): An announcement came from Robert Cardinal Sarah during an address given in London, England, on July 5, that he is appealing to priests around the world to go back to celebrating Mass facing the wall, or with their back to the people.

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