Cur sermo latinus adhibendus sit in sacris agendis?

Robertus Spataro

Pontificia Universitas Salesiana , Italy


The author argues that the Latin language is closely related to the sphere of the sacrum, unchanging and beautiful, and its use in the liturgy helps in the develop­ment of the culture of many nations.


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Spataro, R. (2013). Cur sermo latinus adhibendus sit in sacris agendis?. Vox Patrum, 60, 69–77.

Robertus Spataro 
Pontificia Universitas Salesiana


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