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Catholic Worship Wars

Will the Latin Mass make a comeback?

Slate reports on the potential return of the Latin Mass to the Roman church. "Traditionalists prefer the power of Latin to what they see as the banality of the liturgy in English. And many Catholics associate the Latin Mass with the church's glorious heritage of ancient music and solemnity in worship - a heritage some say has been lost in the liturgical changes that have been enacted over the last few decades."

So will Protestants pick up the "hocus pocus" jeers of the Reformation? Or, perhaps the jeers were never dropped.

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