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US Bishops Focus on Family, Religious Freedom at Spring Meeting, by Helen Hull Hitchcock, June 18, 2014, links to story in The Catholic World Report
US Bishops Approve Missal Texts - Next Challenges: Catechesis for Missal, New Lectionary -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock
USCCB Report -- November 2008: During Intense Meeting, Bishops Act on Three Liturgy Items -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock
Bishops Reopen Consultation Process After Translation For Proper of Seasons Fails to Meet Two-Thirds Majority -- USCCB News Release - July 7, 2008
USCCB June 2008 Meeting: Bishops Debate and Vote on Missal Texts -- Second of Twelve Segments Presented at June Meeting: Vote Inconclusive
USCCB November Meeting -- Bishops Approve Three Liturgy Items at Busy Baltimore Meeting -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock, December 2007-January 2008
New Committee for Divine Worship -- December 2007-January 2008
USCCB November Meeting -- Bishops to Consider Three Liturgy Action Items -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock - November 2007
2006 USCCB Meeting -- Bishops Vote for Music Directory and New Revised Lectionary -- First guidelines for approval of music texts; Advent Readings -- by Susan Benofy
Brief Report on USCCB meeting June 20, 2006
Cardinal Arinze to US Bishops on Translation (June 2006 Meeting) -- The text of a letter sent by Cardinal Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, to Bishop William Skylstad, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, following a meeting of Conference leaders with the Congregation in April. In the letter, Cardinal Arinze stresses that translations of liturgical texts must conform to Liturgiam authenticam, the Holy See’s 2001 Instruction on translation.
USCCB June 2005 Meeting Report -- Bishops Defer Decision on Missal Adaptations
By Helen Hull Hitchcock
Bishops Send Mixed Signals at USCCB November 2004 Meeting -- Highlights of the USCCB Annual Meeting by Helen Hull Hitchcock
US Bishops' November Meeting: Documents for Priestless Sundays, Concelebration, Devotions approved -- Among the several documents introduced to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops at their semi-annual plenary meeting held in Washington, DC, November 10-13, were three documents relating to the Liturgy and worship by Helen Hull Hitchcock
Vol. VI, No. 9: December 2000 - January 2001
Vol. VI, No. 4: June/July 2000
Vol. VI, No. 5: August 2000
Vol. VI, No. 8: November 2000
Vol. V, No. 9: December 1999-January 2000
Vol. IV, No. 8: December 1998/January 1999
Vol. IV, No. 9: February 1999
Vol. IV, No. 4: July/August 1998
Vol. III, No. 3: May 1997
Vol. III, No. 5: July-August 1997
Vol. II, No. 8: December 1996
NCCB Approves ICEL Revision of Roman Missal Bishops' Vote Signals "The End of the Beginning" -- by Helen Hull Hitchcock
New Liturgy Committee Head -- Archbishop Jerome Hanus, OSB Elected to replace Bishop Donald Trautman as BCL chairman.
Vol. II, No. 7: November 1996
Vol. II, No. 4: July/August 1996
Vol. I, No. 2: December 1995
Vol. I, No. 1: November 1995
ICEL Texts Face Resistance
Disaffection with Translation Widespread among Bishops
by Thomas M. Rearly
Originally printed in Voices (wf-f.org), Vol IX: Documentary Supplement
April 1994 -- NCCB Debate on Liturgical Revisions What the bishops said...
This is a transcription of the US Bishops’ discussion in November 1993 of proposed new liturgical translations, translation principles, and the Grail Psalter-Inclusive Language Version (they did not approve this version of the Grail Psalter for liturgical use.)
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