Resistance to Benedict XVI

The Neocatechumenal Way has opposed a papal directive issued in December, which struck at one of the movement's cornerstones, the distinctive way that it celebrates the Eucharist, which follows the dictates of its founder Kiko Argüello much more closely than it does the liturgical canons that are universally valid for the Catholic Church. There was no comment from the directors of the Way after the call from the pope. But word was given to the 20,000 communities to continue as before - Sandro Magister