Posts Tagged ‘Tridentine Mass’

Pope begins phasing out the Old Latin Mass, just as Vatican II intended

Monday, February 27th, 2023
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Catholic traditionalists attached to the Old Latin Mass have their rosaries beads in a knot again over Pope Francis’ latest move to strictly curtail use of the Tridentine Rite, the complex and heavily rubricised ritual that pre-dated the liturgical reform mandated by the Second Vatican Council (1962-65). The pope, on February 20, ordered the Dicastery Read more

‘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

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