Religion: In France

An impulse to elaborate church ceremonial has swept France since the War. Some churches have introduced a fanfare of trumpets at the mass as in the days of the Kings. Many musical novelties occur.

But Cardinal Dubois, Archbishop of Paris, believes that some churches have exceeded the limits of good taste. Therefore in the interest of Art as well as of Religion he declares, in a pastoral letter, that he has set up musical commissions composed of eminent priests and artists to give new direction to ceremonial and to moderate the extravagant tendencies. He...

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