Canon of the Mass

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(R. C. Ch.) that part of the mass, following the Sanctus, which never changes.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Their names are mentioned in the first list in the Canon of the Mass.
Pope John XXIII added the name of Joseph to the Canon of the Mass.
Catholic Insight has previously defended the translation in the canon of the Mass of the Latin phrase "pro multis" to "for all." Now the Vatican has ruled that in liturgical texts "pro multis" is to be translated as "for many." What is the response of Catholic Insight, a pro-papal publication, to this development given that Rome has contradicted your long-held position on this issue?