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Mixed reaction to Benedict's exhortation
Strictures in Pope Benedict's back to basics apostolic exhortation would only be observed when the bishop visits, a
"Benedict has very strong ideas about music. He thinks most modern so-called liturgical music is pretty trashy," Fr Tattersall said.
Hobart Archbishop Adrian Doyle, who attended the 2005 bishops' synod on which the exhortation is based, highlighted Pope Benedict's warning that society risks being enslaved to work and his defence of Sunday as a day of rest.
The day of rest was a concept that belonged to many faiths - for Jews it was Saturday, for Muslims Friday, Archbishop Doyle said.