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The Pope returned to the priests, Latin

July 8 2007

Pope Benedict XVI allowed wider use of Latin in the liturgy.

In a letter to the bishops of the pontiff rejected the assumption that it could sow discord among the more than one billion Catholics and slow down the reform in the church.

Benedict XVI emphasized that its decision is aimed at reconciliation with traditionalists.

In 1960 the Second Vatican Council decided that the service should be conducted in the vernacular rather than Latin, transmits radio "Liberty".

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