Further to the recent article giving some explanation on the move to Formal Equivalence in translation (or an "as close as possible" match between the English and Latin), one matter I did not go into was how the texts of the prayers we hear and use at Mass form us in faith. If you lose … Continue reading Why Does the English Translation Have to be Closer to the Latin? A Further Comment
As we mentioned before, a new English translation of the Roman Missal is being prepared. This will be used in English speaking countries throughout the Catholic Church. To help us learn more about this new translation, we’re trying to answer some of the key questions here. Why does the English translation have to be closer … Continue reading 19/9/10 – Why does the English translation have to be closer to the Latin?