Policy regarding the Use of ICEL Materials on Global Computer Networks

The above English settings of the Ordinary of the Mass use standard approved translations for the Roman Missal Third Edition, in accord with the policy of ICEL (the International Commission on English in the Liturgy) regarding the usage and dissemination of ICEL texts over the Internet. The policy is reproduced below and may also be found on the ICEL website:

Use of ICEL Materials on Global Computer Networks

ICEL texts and translations that have been approved by the Conferences of Bishops, have received the recognition of the Holy See, and have subsequently been promulgated for use on the date established by the Conferences of Bishops may be reproduced in a non-commercial site (“Site”) on the global computer network commonly known as the internet without obtaining written or oral permission, subject to the following conditions:

  1. there must be no fee charged to access the Site or any of the ICEL translations, texts, or music, thereon;
  2. The appropriate ICEL copyright acknowledgment must appear on the first and last pages and/or frames within the Site displaying the ICEL translation or text (see www.icelweb.org and click on “copyright policies“);
  3. The ICEL translations and texts must be followed exactly;
  4. These policies do not grant a license to publish texts in any other form or any other right in ICEL’s name and marks, and the Site may not display the ICEL translations or texts or otherwise use the ICEL name in any way that implies affiliation with, or sponsorship or endorsement by, ICEL;
  5. ICEL reserves the right to terminate or modify its permission to use its translations and texts;
  6. ICEL reserves the right to take action against any party that fails to conform to these policies, infringes any of its intellectual property rights, or otherwise violates applicable law.