Belgaum Bishop Derek Fernandes, 65, celebrated Mass in Deshnur, Karnataka, India, (August 29) dressed in a saffron robe commonly worn by Hindu priests. He also displayed a japamala, a string of …
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The Malabar Rite dresses that way, I think you are mistaking an approved and ancient apostolic liturgy with hiduism.
Br. Alexis, please not that its nothing to do with Malabar rite. The Deshnur,"Mutt" or Ashram is located in the heart of Hindu majority. I think Indian liturgy has been approved long back, if they did it in harmony with the Indian liturgy i would support it. But if they did it just to appease the Hindu majority then i am sure Bishops are taking a wrong turn.