Catholic Worship is Multicultural

Lewis the Younger comments on the awkward attempts at multiculturalism at his ecclesiastical assembly and offers an alternative: catholicity.

In an attempt to be multicultural — which I firmly believe the Church should be — we have done violence to the cultures we are trying to embrace. We have become cultural  raiders, burning down that which we don’t understand and plundering anything with a catchy melody.

The irony here is that we do this to replace a liturgy which translates into any language. The Church’s historic liturgy transcends time, space, culture, ethnicity, and language. That is, catholic worship is by its very nature multicultural.

I should probably also note that one target of his nuevo Lutheran ire is a creed first written and published by United Methodists.

Read the whole thing at the link above.

UPDATE: Also see part II.

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