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Marian language in Gueranger, again

Canisius | 26 February, 2006 04:31

In a recent post, I raised again the question of whether the English translation edits out certain bolder Marian devotional phrases that might appear to confuse Mary with Christ. To do Gueranger justice, Iv, 174 has a clear and bold sentence of just the kind of devotion I was thinking about: "We are defiled by sin; may He, through the merits of the tears thou didst shed at the foot of the cross, mercifully cleanse us."


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