Neuhaus, Richard John
April 1997
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1997, Issue 72, p69
Comments on the plans of the bishops of England and Wales on cutting back on holy days of obligation. Embarrassment of the liturgy office of the bishops on the cut back; Reason for the decision to cut back on the holy days; Transfers of feasts to Sunday.


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