In Depth: Catholics Preparing For Liturgy Changes

Sunday marks the beginning of the season of Advent in the Roman Catholic Church—-the spiritual preparation for Christmas. But it will also mark a major milestone for millions of Catholics across the country, including the 200,000 members of the Archdiocese of Louisville. Sweeping changes to the church liturgy–the ritual prayers recited during Mass—go into effect. […]

New Liturgical Era Begins Sunday For Roman Catholics

This Sunday, millions of Roman Catholics in English-speaking countries will begin reciting a new set of prayers during the celebration of Mass. That’s when a new translation of those prayers, the Roman Missal, goes into effect. Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says clergy and parishioners alike have long been preparing for the changes. “I like to […]

No Plan from Supercommittee, Wall Street Occupiers Meet with Tea Partiers, Changes to Catholic Liturgy, Turkey Tutorial: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm The supercommittee charged with arriving at a debt reduction plan will likely admit defeat today. Democrats accused Republicans of refusing a deal to have wealthy Americans pay more. Republicans criticized Democrats for insisting on tax increases for the wealthiest Americans. We’ll explore the rancor from both sides, and what the lack of a plan […]