Posts Tagged ‘Traditionis Custodes’

Vatican archbishop: Traditional Latin Mass ‘experiment’ not successful in reconciling SSPX

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

The Vatican’s liturgy chief said this week that Pope Francis issued Traditionis custodes as the effort to reconcile the Society of St Pius X (SSPX) “has not entirely been successful” and it is necessary to “go back” to what Vatican II required of the Church. In an interview with a television channel serving Italian-speaking Switzerland, Read more

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

“Some wanted me dead:” Pope acknowledges conservative critics

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
some wanted me dead

Pope Francis has acknowledged his conservative critics saying “some wanted me dead” following his recent intestinal surgery. When a priest asked Francis how he was feeling, the pontiff showed his dark sense of humour, replying, “Still alive.” “Even though some wanted me dead. I know there were even meetings among priests who thought the pope Read more

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
Traditional Latin Mass

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
Latin Mass push back

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
Old Latin Mass

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
Latin Mass restrictions

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