Organic Growth

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Organic Growth

“Finally, there must be no innovations unless the good of the Church genuinely and certainly requires them; and care must be taken that any new forms adopted should in some way grow organically from forms already existing.”

-Sacrosanctum Concilium, 23

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Sound Tradition

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Sound Tradition

“The Council also desires that, where necessary, the rites be revised carefully in the light of sound tradition, and that they be given new vigor to meet the circumstances and needs of modern times.”

-Sacrosanctum Concilium, 4