Lombardi clarifies comments on liturgy by Cardinal Sarah

Posted July 12, 2016 6:53 am by Editor

Lombardi clarifies comments on liturgy by Cardinal Sarah

(Vatican Radio) The head of the Holy See press office, Fr Federico Lombardi, has issued a clarification regarding comments by the head of the Vatican’s liturgical office, Cardinal Robert Sarah. The papal spokesman says the comments, made during a conference in London last week, were “wrongly interpreted” and do not represent new guidelines for priests about which way to face during the celebration of Mass.

In a statement issued on Monday evening, Fr Lombardi said that Cardinal Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, has always been “rightly concerned about the dignity of the

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