In the UK’s best Catholic Weekly, The Catholic Herald, we read some doubly-good news.
Archbishop Nichols ends ‘Soho Masses’ after six years
By MARK GREAVES
Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster has announced that Masses in Soho organised for gay people are to end.
He also revealed that the church where the Masses took place will be entrusted to the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.
That, my friends, is the news we have been waiting for and the news we have been waiting for. The solution was right before everyone’s noses for a long time, but it has finally happened.
The article goes on to say:
Archbishop Nichols said today that, while the Masses will stop, pastoral care of the community will continue at the Jesuit Farm Street church in Mayfair on Sunday evenings.
I suppose that will fit well.
The new arrangement begins with Lent 2013.
Let the countdown begin! The Tablet will have a grand-mall nutty, Oddie of the Catholic Herald will be blamed… the Holy See will be made the real bad guy…. Wait for it. You won’t have to hold your breath for very long.