His latest post is about his fellow priests expressing their disdain of the traditional Latin greeting "Dominus vobiscum."
Here is his original post and my comment posted in the comment box.
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I get upset whenever I hear a priest greet the people: "The Lord is with you!" I even heard some priests complain that "Dominus vobiscum" is so archaic a greeting that it no longer is relevant to our modern use. With the new translations returning to "and with your spirit", many liberals object that this response does not mean anything more than the formula we use today: "and also with you." I came across this very enlightening article which I think would make us appreciate the return to the more literal translation of "et cum spiritu tuo."***
Muslims greet each other with "Assalamu alaikum"
Yet you do not hear them complain about being to archaic.
Scientists use Latin terms for identifying different species. Yet they are not complaining.
Is there a hatred for anything before Vatican 2?
Or is it the excuse of someone playing dumb?
"Mahirap gisingin ang nagtutulog-tulugan." [It's hard to wake up someone playing sleep.]