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  • Priest denied traditional Latin Requiem Mass [Catholic Caucus]

    11/11/2015 11:22:23 AM PST · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Rotate Caeli ^ | 11/11/15 | Adhere
    Last Friday, Father Adolf Mohr (86) of Rheinbollen, Germany, died from cancer. After his retirement he returned to the Old Latin Rite of his youth. In his will he expressed the wish to be buried in this rite. His parish priest guaranteed him in writ that his wish would be respected. But Trier Bishop Stephan Ackermann forbad the requiem. Ackermann is considered a radical who likes to speak about mercy. Fr Mohr's funeral will be on Friday, against his wish, in the new rite. Please help to prevent this disrespect of a priest's llast will. Protest now by writing in...
  • Should the Church Consider Reintroducing the Exorcism Prayers in the Rite of Baptism?

    01/08/2014 2:34:23 AM PST · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 1/7/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In yesterday’s blog post, we examined some reports on the revised Rite of Baptism being proposed in the Church of England. Many argue, I think rightly, that the new Rite results in a watering down of many essential truths. The longer is sin nor the devil explicitly renounced. You can read more of that here: COE Waters Down Baptismal Rite??But for our own purposes, as Roman Catholics, I think it is only fair, and worth examining that our own Rite of Baptism underwent substantial changes as of 1969. Frankly, I was unaware of how substantial the changes were until I...
  • Franciscans of the Immaculate: Vatican Attempts to Reassure -- Reasoning Not Convincing

    08/03/2013 2:38:13 PM PDT · by ebb tide
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | August 3, 2013 | Tancred
    (Rome) The unrest has not remained hidden among Traditional Catholics from the Vatican, that has developed from the treatment of the Traditional Order of the Franciscans of the Immaculate. The need to intervene and reassure. However, the justification offered here is hard to believe. . The exemplary Franciscans of the Immaculata, which was canonically erected in 1990, will, by a decree dated the 11th of July be placed under provisional administration by the Congregation of Religious. It was also arranged that all the priests, would celebrate the liturgy according to the New Rite. It is a serious attack against the...
  • WYD and the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

    08/22/2011 3:37:44 PM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | August 22, 2011 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Via Eponymous Flower and Messa in Latino comes something from World Youth Day not covered by the mainstream Catholic media. And one must ask why that is.My emphases: Traditionalist Bishops [Not the SSPX bishops. Bishops with actual faculties and authority.] Celebrate the Immemorial Mass With 1500 WYD Pilgrims(Madrid) Msgr. Marc Marie Max Aillet, the Bishop of Bayonne, Lescar and Orlon since 2008 in France will celebrate the Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form at the Parish Church of San Eduardo in Madrid with more than 1500 youth. This church has been allocated to the youth who are attached to Tradition...
  • New guidelines for Tridentine Mass – 10 key facts (Catholic Caucus)

    05/13/2011 10:22:51 AM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies
    cna ^ | May 13, 2011
    Pope Benedict XVI / Photo Credit Mazur Vatican City, May 13, 2011 / 10:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Local dioceses should give a “generous welcome” to any laity who wish to attend Mass in the “extraordinary form” and to priests who wish to say it.  That’s the key message of new Vatican guidelines regarding the extraordinary form of the Mass – often popularly referred to as the “Tridentine Mass” or “old Latin Mass.” The “extraordinary form” is the rite of Mass contained within the Roman Missal which was universally used from 1570 to 1962. It was almost always celebrated in...
  • Pope May Offer the Society a Personal Ordinariate

    04/03/2011 12:49:43 AM PDT · by 0beron · 1 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 04/02/11 | Tancred
    Pope May Offer the Society a Personal Ordinariat Msgr Galarreta leads Rome Talks for SSPX Editor: More speculation arising, surrounding Bishop Williamson's statement last year about the possibility of a Motu Propio. The Holy see is ascertaining the possibility of the unifying of the Society of St. Pius X by erecting a Personal Ordinariat.As far as concerns the question of a form in church law for the Society founded by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, the Vatican appears to be considering the erection of a Personal Ordinariat. since Autumn 2010 Canon lawyers have been studying this idea. One such canonical solution for...
  • Concerns, calls for clarification on the implementation of "Summorum Pontificum" [Catholic C]

    02/21/2011 3:12:48 PM PST · by NYer · 10 replies
    Insight Scoop ^ | February 21, 2011 | Carl Olson
    From Robert Moynihan's most recent "Inside the Vatican" newsflash:Will the Vatican soon issue a document calling for some restrictions on the use of the old rite of the Mass? The internet, especially in traditional Catholic circles, is abuzz with reports that this may be about to happen. But for the moment, these reports are based only on rumors. Officially, no one yet knows the content of the upcoming Vatican Instruction to give guidelines for the implementation of Summorum Pontificum -- the dramatic and controversial July 7, 2007 papal motu proprio in which Benedict XVI, after long hesitation, granted wider use of the old,...
  • Map of TLMs Offered in Central Europe

    11/29/2010 1:53:58 PM PST · by 0beron · 1 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 11/29/2010 | Tancred
    A map of Traditional Latin Masses in Central Europe.
  • Vatican Confirms Freedom of Priests to Celebrate Extraordinary Form– No Need For 'Stable Group'

    02/16/2010 6:09:30 AM PST · by marshmallow · 7 replies · 364+ views
    The Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2/16/10 | Damian Thompson
    Good news from Rome: the Vatican has further underlined the freedom of priests to celebrate Mass in the Extraordinary Form whenever they choose. Two important points have been clarified by Ecclesia Dei, which will make it more difficult for the English, Welsh and above all Scottish bishops to stall the implementation of Summorum Pontificum: 1. A priest does NOT have to be approached by a “stable group” of the faithful in order to schedule a PUBLIC celebration of the Extraordinary Form – he may choose to do so, for example, in order to introduce his parishioners to this ancient form...
  • Enemies of the Motu Proprio [OPEN]

    05/21/2008 3:10:37 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies · 159+ views
    In a private conversation before the release of the motu proprio "Summorum Pontificum," a leading personality of U.K. Catholicism predicted that the reinstatement of the Traditional Latin Mass would grant again such an abundant flow of graces that it would even effect the restoration of society on sound Christian principles. While that outcome remains to be seen, the release of the motu proprio has certainly sparked a series of controversies and debates — especially in Italy, the heart of Catholicism, and that goes a long way in showing how sensitive the issue is among faithful and non-faithful alike. The...
  • PCED clarifies: Summorum Pontificum 6 allows vernacular readings instead of Latin

    04/24/2008 7:55:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies · 97+ views
    WDTPRS ^ | 4/24/2008 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    There is an interesting development in the matter of Summorum Pontificum and the use of the vernacular in celebrations of the TLM. The Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei reponded to a questions proposed concerning Art. 6. The questions were: "Can readings be given in the vernacular in the context of the Liturgy?  Does Article 6 uphold the practice of duplicating the readings reading them in the context of the Liturgy in Latin, then before a homily in the vernacular, or does it allow them to be read from the Altar in the vernacular?Also, can local editions of the Missal that refer...
  • Why everyone logs on to ‘Father Z’

    02/29/2008 8:40:15 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 17 replies · 746+ views
    The Catholic Herald ^ | 29 February 2008 | Anna Arco
    Why everyone logs on to ‘Father Z’ He was once a long-haired Lutheran. But now, says Anna Arco, he is a legend in the conservative Catholic blogosphere29 February 2008 The legendary Fr Z Fr Z walks through the bitterly cold Oxford night with the firm, fast steps of a man who has relentless energy, determination and strong convictions. With his black trilby tilted at a raffish angle and his black scarf firmly tucked into his black coat, he looks like a character out The Matrix. With three mobile devices on him he certainly carries enough electronic kit to warrant the...
  • Interview with Archbp. Ranjith: those who resist Summorum Pontificum guilty of the sin of pride

    11/05/2007 11:59:00 AM PST · by maryz · 45 replies · 95+ views
    WDTPRS ^ | November 5, 2007 | Fr. Zuhlsdorf
    CATEGORY: SESSIUNCULUM, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf @ 1:25 pm The highly estimable Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments, His Excellency Most Reverend Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige gave an interview to Bruno Volpe of Petrus where you can find the original Italian. Rorate has their own translation, but here is mine with my emphases: Your Excellency, what kind of reception has Benedict XVI´s Motu Proprio which liberalized the Holy Mass according to the Tridentine Rite had? Some, in the very bosom of the Church, have got their noses bent out of shape… "There have...
  • Bp. Trautman issues his own norms for the older form of Mass

    10/12/2007 12:16:10 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 6 replies · 294+ views
    What Does the Prayer Really Say? ^ | October 12, 2007 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Bp. Trautman issues his own norms for the older form of Mass CATEGORY: SESSIUNCULUM, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf @ 12:57 am WDTPRS’s favorite critic of the Holy See’s liturgical translation norms, His Excellency Most Reverend Donald W. Trautman, the outgoing Chair of the USCCB’s liturgy office has determined it best to issue his own norms for the use of the 1962 Missale Romanum in the Diocese entrusted to him by the Supreme Pontiff, the Successor of Peter, the Vicar of Christ whose own provisions were published for the Universal Church in Summorum Pontificum. The document released by Bp....
  • No more permission needed for Latin Mass, cardinal says

    09/14/2007 11:18:23 AM PDT · by Frank Sheed · 74 replies · 891+ views
    Catholic World News On-Line ^ | September 14, 2007
    No more permission needed for Latin Mass, cardinal says Rome, Sep. 14, 2007 ( - With the formal implementation of Summorum Pontificum, the Pope's motu proprio providing wider access to the 1962 Roman Missal, diocesan priests do not need permission to celebrate the Latin Mass, a top Vatican official has stated. Cardinal Dario Castrillon-Hoyos-- the president of the Ecclesia Dei commission, which supervises Vatican outreach to traditionalist Catholics-- says that "from this point, priests can decide to celebrate the Mass using the old rite, without permission from the Holy See or the bishop." In an interview with Vatican Radio on...
  • Be Not Afraid! (Archbishop Burke on Summorum Pontificum) [Catholic Caucus]

    07/20/2007 9:07:38 PM PDT · by ELS · 22 replies · 448+ views
    St. Louis Catholic Blog ^ | July 20, 2007 | Raymond Burke
    Be not afraid!Two forms of the Rite of the Massby Archbishop Raymond L. Burke [Note: The Archbishop writes on the MP and on NFP in this column; for space considerations and in the interests of getting the word out on his thoughts about the traditional Mass, I will only post the Summorum Pontificum-relevant parts. Full article here, and I will post on the other later in the coming week] Introduction: Two different but related subjects In writing to you this week, I want to address two different but related subjects of concern to us all. The first is the recent...
  • Vatican denies pope celebrates Latin Mass privately

    07/18/2007 7:39:50 AM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies · 439+ views
    CathNews ^ | July 17, 2007
    The Vatican says that Pope Benedict concelebrates his daily morning Mass in Italian using the current edition of the Roman Missal, denying claims that he is using the Tridentine rite. Claims that the pope celebrates his private Mass using the Tridentine rite are incorrect, Vatican spokesman Jesuit Fr Federico Lombardi said, according to Catholic News Service. The Tridentine Mass is the Latin-language liturgy that predates the Second Vatican Council; it was last revised in the 1962 edition of the Roman Missal. Less than 10 days after Pope Benedict issued his letter on 7 July providing greater opportunity for the celebration...
  • Summorum Pontificum Contact Database

    07/14/2007 9:21:16 AM PDT · by McGarnickle · 1 replies · 180+ views
    LumenGentleman ^ | LumenGentleman
    Summorum Pontificum Contact Database Search for contacts in your area (730 current members) * The problem with the program not accepting parish names like "St. Patrick's", "St. Martha's", or any other name with an apostrophe, has been corrected. The motu proprio has been released! The next step is to start putting the Catholic faithful who want to assist at the extraordinary form of the Holy Mass in touch with Catholic priests who want to say the extraordinary form of the Holy Mass. Please fill out the form below with your contact information so we can help you make a connection....
  • Statement from Bishop Trautman on “Summorum Pontificum”!

    07/12/2007 9:09:11 PM PDT · by indult · 21 replies · 766+ views
    Diocese of Erie PA ^ | 7/9/07 | Most Reverend Donald W. Trautman, S.T.D, S.S.L.
    Statement from Bishop Trautman on Pope Benedict XVI’s apostolic letter “Summorum Pontificum” Most Reverend Donald W. Trautman, S.T.D, S.S.L., Bishop of Erie, issued the following statement on July 9, 2007 regarding Pope Benedict XVI’s apostolic letter “Summorum Pontificum”: The recent apostolic letter of Pope Benedict XVI on widening the use of the liturgical books of 1962 is prompted by his desire to reach out to those Catholics in schism because of their non-acceptance of the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council. The Second Vatican Council, an ecumenical council of the Church, restored and adapted the liturgy recommending vernacular...
  • If only St. Athanasius had a pollster

    07/10/2007 7:19:59 AM PDT · by narses · 7 replies · 614+ views
    CWN News ^ | Diogenes
    The ubiquitous Father Tom Reese, formerly of America, naturally had some sound-bites prepared about the motu proprio. A few highlights: If the pope issues a Motu proprio allowing the use of the Tridentine mass without the local bishop’s permission, he is basically saying that he does not trust the pastoral judgment of the bishops. Hmmm. You said it, Tom. I didn't. But I'm guessing that you think the Pope should trust their pastoral judgment. This is because: They have been so successful in maintaining the strength of the faith (as evidenced by high Mass attendance, abundant religious vocations, stable marriages,...
  • A Mass by any other name...

    07/10/2007 9:59:10 AM PDT · by Balt · 10 replies · 589+ views
    Priestly Pugilist ^ | 7-10-07 | Priestly Pugilist
    With a motu proprio entitled Summorum Pontificum, made public on July 7, Pope Benedict XVI has provided for a much broader use of the Roman Missal of 1962, explaining that he hopes to encourage "interior reconciliation in the heart of the Church." Of course, this decision by the Holy Father has no practical effect on the Ruthenian Church; but, as a Roman Catholic serving in an Eastern Catholic eparchy, your Priestly Pugilist is understandably interested; and wishes to address some of the misrepresentations that have been made, both within and without the Latin Church, regarding this important event. First of...
  • Thomas Woods: Pope Benedict boosts Latin Mass toward comeback

    07/10/2007 6:51:31 AM PDT · by narses · 7 replies · 472+ views
    The Examiner ^ | Jul 10, 2007 3:00 AM | Thomas Woods
    WASHINGTON (Map, News) - Pope Benedict has just shaken up the Catholic world as no pope has since John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council in 1962. In his Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum, the pontiff announced that any priest in the world may offer the traditional rite of Mass, the liturgy of the Catholic Church before the new Mass was introduced after Vatican II. What difference does that make? To outsiders, the Catholic Church today is as it was 50 years ago. The unbroken line of teaching on major moral issues of the day like abortion seems to confirm that...
  • Statement on the Motu Proprio SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM (International Federation Una Voce)

    07/09/2007 4:56:43 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 4 replies · 388+ views
    Statement on the Motu Proprio SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM(07.07.2007) With great joy and overwhelming feelings of thankfulness, the International Federation Una Voce welcomes the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificem of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. For many months we have waited in prayerful patience and expectation. During this long period of waiting the President, Secretary, and Treasurer of the International Federation had numerous meetings in Rome with curial heads and officials and we were encouraged always to pray for our Holy Father; that the Motu Proprio would come, and it would be good for the whole Church. We were privileged to meet the...
  • The World Over Live Special: Analysis of Motu Proprio: Summorum Pontificum (EWTN)

    07/09/2007 4:15:41 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 62 replies · 970+ views
    EWTN ^ | July 9, 2007
                    Specials schedule is subject to change without notice. THE WORLD OVER LIVE SPECIAL: ANALYSIS OF MOTU PROPIO: SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM Host Raymond Arroyo will discuss the newly- released papal document by Pope Benedict XVI widening use of the 1962 Roman Missal. Guest include: Most Rev. Fabian Bruskewitz, Bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska Monsignor James Moroney, Executive Director of the USCCB Secretariat for the Liturgy Fr. Kenneth Baker, SJ, Editor of Homiletic & Pastoral Review Most Rev. Thomas G. Doran, Bishop of Rockford, Illinois Fr. George Gabet, FSSP, North American District Superior of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter July 9, ...
  • Widening Hearts, Restoring Unity (Father John Zuhlsdorf's analysis of Summorum Pontificum)

    07/08/2007 10:12:34 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 2 replies · 196+ views
    Zenit ^ | July 8, 2007
    Widening Hearts, Restoring UnityFather John Zuhlsdorf Analyzes "Summorum Pontificum" ROME, JULY 8, 2007 ( Benedict XVI's letter on the Roman Missal promulgated by Pope John XXIII is an opportunity for Church members to widen their hearts, according to liturgy expert Father John Zuhlsdorf. On Saturday, the Vatican released the apostolic letter issued "motu proprio," on one's own initiative," titled "Summorum Pontificum," along with an accompanying letter to bishops. For an analysis of the documents, ZENIT turned to Father John Zuhlsdorf, author of the column on liturgical translation titled "What Does the Prayer Really Say," published in the national Catholic weekly...
  • Castrillón speaks

    07/08/2007 6:54:25 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 3 replies · 201+ views
    Il Giornale via Rorate Caeli ^ | July 8, 2007 | Andrea Tornielli
    Sunday, July 08, 2007 Castrillón speaks From Sunday's edition of Il Giornale, an interview of the President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos, with Andrea Tornielli, on the main aspects of Summorum Pontificum. What meaning does the Pope's decision have? "The Pontiff's letter is clear. It is a decision which comes from the heart and from the mind of a Pope who loves and knows liturgy well. He wishes that the heritage represented by the ancient liturgy be preserved, without this representing any contradiction with the new Mass. Thousands of letters arrived in Rome from those who...

    07/07/2007 3:03:36 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies · 404+ views
    Vatican Information Service ^ | 7/7/2007 | Benedict XVI
    My dear Brother Bishops, With great trust and hope, I am consigning to you as Pastors the text of a new Apostolic Letter "Motu Proprio data" on the use of the Roman liturgy prior to the reform of 1970. The document is the fruit of much reflection, numerous consultations and prayer. News reports and judgments made without sufficient information have created no little confusion. There have been very divergent reactions ranging from joyful acceptance to harsh opposition, about a plan whose contents were in reality unknown. This document was most directly opposed on account of two fears, which I would...

    07/07/2007 3:11:40 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies · 616+ views
    Vatican Information Service ^ | 7/7/2007 | BENEDICTUS XVI
    LITTERAE APOSTOLICAEMOTU PROPRIO DATAEBENEDICTUS XVI Summorum Pontificum cura ad hoc tempus usque semper fuit, ut Christi Ecclesia Divinae Maiestati cultum dignum offerret, «ad laudem et gloriam nominis Sui» et «ad utilitatem totius Ecclesiae Suae sanctae». Ab immemorabili tempore sicut etiam in futurum, principium servandum est «iuxta quod unaquaeque Ecclesia particularis concordare debet cum universali Ecclesia non solum quoad fidei doctrinam et signa sacramentalia, sed etiam quoad usus universaliter acceptos ab apostolica et continua traditione, qui servandi sunt non solum ut errores vitentur, verum etiam ad fidei integritatem tradendam, quia Ecclesiae lex orandi eius legi credendi respondet»1.Inter Pontífices qui talem debitam...