Daily Archives: 20 September 2007

Bp. of Portsmouth deep sixes Q&A piece

I got this by e-mail from a reader. Dear all, I have been told that Bishop Hollis, of the Portsmouth diocese, has pulled the Q&A piece written by Paul Inwood.  It will now not be published in the diocesan newspaper, … Continue reading

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Bp. of Plymouth’s statement to priests about older form of Mass

Here is the statement on the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum of the Diocese of Plymouth, England, and the Bishop His Excellency Most Reverend Christopher Budd.  It is reaching me just now, through the services of a priest friend in the … Continue reading

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New Chinese bishop has approval of Holy See

A step is taken in Sino-Vatican relations and the flock in China gain a shepherd.   Check out this Asia News story.  All is ready for the ordination of the new bishop of BeijingOnly those invited will participate in tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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Meeting in D. of St. Augustine on Motu Proprio: older Mass better for people with ADD

Do you remember the perfectly dreadful statement on Summorum Pontificum made by the Diocese of St. Augustine in Florida?   It stirred up quite a negative reaction, and with good reason too.  Bp. Galeone spoke about it in the radio and … Continue reading

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