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Message of the Holy Father signed by Cardinal Secretary of State on the 71st National Liturgical Week

Liturgy at the centre of Christian faith

03 September 2021
The Holy Father sent a message signed on his behalf by Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to the President of the Centre for Liturgical Action, Bishop Claudio Maniago, on the occasion of Italy’s 71st National Liturgical Week, held on 23-26 August in Cremona. The following is a translation of the Pope’s words which were read out loud by the Bishop at the opening of the event. Most Reverend Excellency, On the happy occasion of the 71st National Liturgical Week, which will take place in the city of Cremona from 23 to 26 August, the Holy Father, Pope Francis is pleased to send his auspicious word to you, the collaborators of the Centre for Liturgical Action, to the hosting Diocese and its Pastor and to all those who will take part in these important days of study. The Supreme Pontiff joins in the shared thanksgiving to the ...

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