As many of you might be aware, Pope Benedict XVI released an Apostolic Letter on July 7, 2007, that addressed the celebration of Mass in Latin. Taking the technical angle, the English translation can be found here
and the official Latin document can be read here
. What are your thoughts on the reintroduction of Latin to the Catholic church, and what do you think the motives are behind it (if any, other than reinstating a tradition familiar to many older churchgoers)? Will this encyclical cascade into the delivery of Latin on other topics, and if so, in what media?