Poll: Should Luther's "A Mighty Fortress" be included in the Liturgy?


#1

A question for Catholics:

Is it appropriate to continue having “A Mighty Fortress” in our Mass?

Possible reasons for:
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*]The song itself does not contradict Catholic Doctrine
*]The song is widely considered beautiful and has already been generally accepted, and the Vatican has even allowed it to be in the Breviary
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Possible reasons against:
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*]The song was composed by Martin Luther, years after he had already been excommunicated
*]Protestants of the time used the song as an anthem in their fight against the Pope
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I stuck to just leaving two examples for each, because I’m sure if I made it uneven, I’d be accused of being impartial (which I probably am, since I personally don’t like having the song in our liturgies).

Take a moment and vote, and feel free to post replies giving more reasons both for or against the inclusion of the song in the Liturgy.

Thanks for taking my poll.


#2

This wasn’t set up as a poll, but I vote yes.

John


#3

Sorry about that. I haven’t quite gotten the hang of this yet. The poll is up now (I think I did it right this time). Thanks for participating, John.


#4

This is duplicate thread to a discussion started earlier.

Thread closed.


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