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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Catholic Insight has previously defended the translation in the canon of the Mass of the Latin phrase "pro multis" to "for all.
That is what we say in the Preface to the Canon of the Mass.
For the pope and our bishops, even though we will be remembering them formally in the Canon of the Mass (Is it still called the Canon?