TLM greatly increases in German speaking regions

With a biretta tip to Rorate    o{]:¬)   I pass this along.  Very interesting!

The German language site Die Kreuz has a story about the rapid increase in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the celebrations of Mass with the 1962 Missale Romanum follow Summorum Pontificum.

I wonder if stats like this are being kep in other countries. 

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7 Responses to TLM greatly increases in German speaking regions

  1. Nick says:

    The real question here is what do the X-axis and Y-axis represent.

  2. Nick says:

    Well, it is obvious what the X-Axis represents, so that was an oversight on my part.

  3. Johnny Domer says:

    I think the Y axis represents number of Masses per Sunday.

  4. Berolinensis says:

    I have posted an English translation of the complete article – which is an original statement by the German lay association for the classical Roman rite “Pro Missa Tridentina”, a member of the international Una Voce Federation, kreuz.net just picked it up – over at the NLM: http://thenewliturgicalmovement.blogspot.com/2008/01/development-of-tlm-celebrations-in.html

  5. Germán says:

    Chile, Year 2000 -> 6 Mass Centres (4 from FSSPX and one non incardinated – to become Institute of the Good Shepherd in 2007)

    Chile, before September 2007 -> 8 Mass Centres (4 from FSSPX)

    Chile, after Summorum Pontificum -> 14 Mass Centres (4 from SSPX)

    Hence, thanks to Pope Benedict XVI the availability of traditional masses (in full good-standing with the Holy See) has multiplied by 10.

  6. Germán says:

    Sorry, the Institute of the Good Shepherd was created in 2006, not 2007.

  7. Dan says:

    What is FSSPX? I know what the SSPX is and I know what the FSSP is, but….