Posts Tagged ‘Traditionis Custodes’

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