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Vatican’s Liturgy Czar Rejects German Church’s Plans for Laity to Preach Homilies, Conduct Baptisms

Bohumil Petrik/CNAArchbishop Arthur Roche at a Vatican press conference on Feb. 10, 2015.

Apart from covering the question of homilies and baptisms by laypeople, the seven-page letter also reminded the German bishops that liturgical translations must be confirmed and approved by the Vatican.