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The City of Big Shoulders — and Liturgical Confusion: Chicago Faithful Flummoxed by Inconsistent Liturgy Policy

Kamil KrzaczynskiCardinal Blase Cupich (C) presides over a Simbang Gabi Mass at the Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chicago, Illinois, on December 20, 2018.

NEWS ANALYSIS: The juxtaposition of laxity for liturgical abuses with forceful crackdowns of reverent worship well beyond Pope Francis’s recent directives calls into question Cardinal Blase Cupich’s stated prioritization of promoting unity and the reforms of Vatican II.