Posts Tagged ‘Motu Proprio’

‘Business as usual’ for Traditional Latin Mass goers

Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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A priest who offers the traditional Latin Mass is urging his parishioners to pray for the New Zealand bishops as they prayerfully discern “the great benefit to Aotearoa of our Latin Mass communities”. “We cannot minimise the attack that this document represents on what we love most in this life; or — better to say Read more

Bishops given more responsibility over ‘Traditional Latin Mass’

Monday, July 19th, 2021
Quora

Pope Francis has given bishops greater responsibility regarding use of the 1962 Roman Missal. Apostolic See guidelines say it is the bishop’s exclusive responsibility as the moderator of his diocese’s liturgical life to authorise the 1962 Roman Missal’s use. In a motu proprio Traditionis Custodes (Guardians of the Tradition) published on Friday, Francis restored limits Read more

Mandatory reporting of clerical sexual abuse

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Pope Francis has released a new law making it mandatory for all clerics and members of religious orders to report cases of clerical sexual abuse to Church authorities. It also includes actions or omissions of bishops and religious superiors that in any way interfere with or fail to investigate abuse. “The crimes of sexual abuse Read more