Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Angelo De Donatis’

Rome diocese bans traditional Latin Mass for Easter Triduum

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

The vicar general for the Diocese of Rome has banned the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass during the Easter Triduum in his implementation of Pope Francis’ motu proprio Traditionis custodes. In a letter dated Oct 7, but made public on several blogs Nov 9, Cardinal Angelo De Donatis said that Mass could continue to Read more

Senior Italian cardinal, papal vicar for Rome, has coronavirus

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, Pope Francis’ vicar for the diocese of Rome, on Monday became the highest-ranking Catholic official known to test positive for coronavirus. De Donatis’ office said he was tested for the virus after feeling unwell and was admitted to a Rome hospital. His closest aides had gone into voluntary quarantine as a Read more

Modifications to COVID-19 measures in Rome

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Modifications to COVID-19 measures have been announced in Rome after Pope Francis cautioned against “drastic measures” and Catholics complained on social media. “My heart is in pieces,” Father Maurizio Mirilli, a pastor of a Rome parish tweeted. “I have to close everything, even the church … I feel like a father whose children have been Read more

Not usual missionaries: Papal Vicar in Rome wants risk takers

Monday, July 15th, 2019

A new neighbourhood missionary outreach initiative in Rome is looking for teams of “courageous explorers”, risk takers in other words. “Don’t go looking for those who have shown they are prudent, measured and detail-oriented,” Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, told pastors in the diocese of Rome last week. Ideally, the teams should include “people who draw Read more