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Catechism of the Catholic Church

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  • PART TWO: THE CELEBRATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTERY
    • SECTION ONE THE SACRAMENTAL ECONOMY
      • CHAPTER TWO THE SACRAMENTAL CELEBRATION OF THE PASCHAL MYSTERY
        • Article 2 LITURGICAL DIVERSITY AND THE UNITY OF THE MYSTERY
          • IN BRIEF
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IN BRIEF

1207 It is fitting that liturgical celebration tends to express itself in the culture of the people where the Church finds herself, though without being submissive to it. Moreover, the liturgy itself generates cultures and shapes them.

1208 The diverse liturgical traditions or rites, legitimately recognized, manifest the catholicity of the Church, because they signify and communicate the same mystery of Christ.

1209 The criterion that assures unity amid the diversity of liturgical traditions is fidelity to apostolic Tradition, i e., the communion in the faith and the sacraments received from the apostles, a communion that is both signified and guaranteed by apostolic succession.




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