Pope Francis on Liturgicla Music in Recent Decades:Sometimes a certain mediocrity, superficiality and banality have prevailed

Posted March 4, 2017 8:34 am by Scelata

Pope Francis on Liturgicla Music in Recent Decades:Sometimes a certain mediocrity, superficiality and banality have prevailed

…if we can call things of the past fifty years recent, which, on the scale of the Church’s existence, they are.A conference,  entitled “Music and the Church: cult and culture fifty years after Musicam sacram” was organized by the Congregation for Catholic Education and the Pontifical Council for Culture.“The encounter with modernity and the introduction of [vernacular] tongues into the Liturgy stirred up many problems: of musical languages, forms and genres….We need to promote proper musical education, especially for those who are preparing to become priests – in dialogue with the musical trends of our time, with the demands of

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