One of whom is Benedictine Fr. Anscar Chupungco, secretary of the Philippine bishops’ Episcopal Commission on Liturgy, who, on the plus side,
pointed out the late pope’s focus on integrating local customs and cultural traditions into the liturgy.
“I dare call him ‘father of liturgical inculturation,’ ” said Chupungco. “I would like to regard his beatification as an affirmation of his liturgical ministry to the local churches outside the Western Hemisphere."
You're not alone there, Father. He certainly was the darling of the bongos and liturgical dance crowd.
New Springtime! Rah rah rah!
Everybody keep clapping...