Posts Tagged ‘Traditional Latin Mass’

English language liturgy director attacks Francis over Latin Mass

Monday, August 9th, 2021
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The head of a Catholic Church commission that prepares English translations of liturgical texts has attacked Pope Francis’ recent decision to reimpose restrictions on celebrating the Latin Mass. Msgr Andrew Wadsworth, executive director of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy, criticised Traditionis Custodes, “as full of errors and generalisations” in a series of Read more

Archbishop Cordileone schedules monthly Traditional Latin Mass at cathedral

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has instituted a monthly Traditional Latin Mass at San Francisco’s Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, and has been leading the faithful in a Litany of Reparations for abuses against the Eucharist. The archbishop’s plans were formulated prior to Pope Francis’ July 16 Moto proprio, Traditionis custodes, which placed restrictions on Read more

The Traditional Latin Mass is not going away soon

Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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Despite the recent decision of Pope Francis to curtail the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass, we are not going to see it disappear anytime soon for a simple reason: Local bishops can and will still permit it. Francis’ new rules on the old liturgy were laid out in “Traditionis Custodes” on Friday (July 16). Read more

Pandemic changes traditional Latin priest’s ordination

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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Traditional Latin priest Brendan Boyce’s ordination fell foul of COVID pandemic regulations, resulting in last-minute reorganisation. Boyce (pictured), was due to be ordained in the Traditional Latin Rite by Sydney’s Opus Dei bishop, Richard Umbers however a pause in the travel bubble with Australia intervened. Instead, Boyce was ordained by retired Hamilton Bishop, Denis Browne Read more

Angry traditionalist Catholics push back on Latin Mass restrictions

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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The fallout from Pope Francis’s decision to restrict celebration of the pre-Vatican II Latin Mass continues to grow as angry traditionalist Catholics push back. On Friday, the Vatican published a new motu propio, titled Traditionis Custodes, which tightened permission for celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass, the use of which had been liberalized under Benedict Read more

Pope Francis pulls off the Band-Aid

Monday, July 19th, 2021
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Pope Francis is a patient pastor. Until he isn’t. His new apostolic letter, Traditionis Custodes, in which Francis communicates “the firm decision to abrogate all the norms, instructions, permissions and customs that precede the present [document] and declare that the liturgical books promulgated by the saintly Pontiffs Paul VI and John Paul II … constitute Read more

Catholics react to Pope Francis’ Latin Mass restrictions

Monday, July 19th, 2021
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Pope Francis has placed restrictions on the spread of the old Latin Mass, provoking a passionate response from laypeople and clergy alike. Traditionalist Catholics reacted strongly to the promulgation of Traditionis custodes, a motu proprio signed by Pope Francis on July 16. They decried it as an attack on them and the ancient liturgy. The Read more

Bishops given more responsibility over ‘Traditional Latin Mass’

Monday, July 19th, 2021
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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

Vatican II liturgy reforms irreversible says Pope

Monday, August 28th, 2017
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The liturgical reforms that began with pope Pius X and culminated in the Second Vatican Council are irreversible. Pope Francis made this declaration in a speech to Italy’s Centre of Liturgical Action. “We can affirm with certainty and magisterial authority that the liturgical reform is irreversible,” he said. As one commentator noted, ” It’s not every Read more

Latin Mass for Fatima centenary feast

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The traditional Latin Mass may be celebrated on Our Lady of Fatima’s feast day this year. The Mass will mark the 100 years since Our Lady is said to have appeared in a series of visions at Fatima, Portugal. The Vatican office which governs the use of the traditional Latin Mass gave permission for “a Read more