Category Archives: Universae Ecclesiae

Bishops of England and Wales on the New Corrected Translation

The bishops of England and Wales are asking that a Pastoral Letter about the new, corrected translation of the Roman Missal be read on Sunday 29 May.  I noticed it on the blog Caritas in Veritate of my friend Fr. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: TLM readings in the vernacular and UE 26

From a reader: I know this is not the same as an official dubium to the PCED, but your view would be appreciated. (I ask these questions because of the situations at two different parishes in the Archdiocese of ___ … Continue reading

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Universae Ecclesiae 28, the Eucharistic Fast, and You.

I had a post about Univerae Ecclesiae 28 and how the derogation in that paragraph makes it clear that the provisions of Summorum Pontificum exclude female service at the altar in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The reason … Continue reading

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Universae Ecclesiae 28 and “altar girls” for the Extraordinary Form

The Instruction on Summorum Pontificum called Universae Ecclesiae makes it clear that there is to be no service at the altar by females for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. UE 28 reads. 28 – Praeterea, cum sane de … Continue reading

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UPDATE: TLM with female servers at U. Cambridge v. Universae Ecclesiae 28

The Instruction on Summorum Pontificum called Universae Ecclesiae, in paragraph 28, excludes service at the altar by females for the Extraordinary Form. You will recall that the chaplain at the University of Cambridge’s Fisher House, Fr. McCoy, decided to have … Continue reading

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Mickens of The Pill K.O.’s “Universae Ecclesiae”!

Robert Mickens of The Pill (aka The Tablet aka RU486), found something really wrong with Universae Ecclesiae, something truly disturbing. Some puir slow-witted gowk in the CDF or Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” screwed up the title or “incipit” of the … Continue reading

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“The older rite is here to stay” – analysis of Universae Ecclesiae by Alcuin Reid

There is a piece on The Catholic Herald‘s site (full disclosure: I write regularly for CH now) about Benedict XVI’s provision in Summorum Pontificum and Universae Ecclesiae by Alcuin Reid who reedited Fortescue/O’Connell Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described. My … Continue reading

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Wm. Oddie on the “tertium quid”

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, William Oddie has a piece today following up on the reports surrounding the Instruction on Summ0rum Pontificum, Universae Ecclesiae. Let’s see some of it with my emphases and comments. The Pope’s … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS about “Universae Ecclesiae”

Here is an ongoing list of entries of not about the Instruction Universae Ecclesiae.  I will add as it grows. WDTIRS: Universae Ecclesiae 22: Drilling into the Latin and English (Dioceses without “qualified” priests) MUST READ: Msgr. Pozzo’s comments on … Continue reading

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What the Ordinary Form brings to the Extraordinary Form: the question of Mutual Enrichment

Since Universae Ecclesiae has been issued the subject of the “mutual enrichment” of the older and newer, the Extraordinary and Ordinary Forms of the Roman Rite has reemerged. For going on two decades now, I have been saying that – … Continue reading

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Msgr. Bux tells it as he sees it. WDTPRS POLL for SEMINARIANS ONLY.

Over at Messa in Latino there are some posts about the talks being given at the conference going on in Rome for Summorum Pontificum. One of the talks was by Msgr. Nicola Bux, originator of the Bux Protocol.  Bux speak, … Continue reading

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WDTIRS: Universae Ecclesiae 22: Drilling into the Latin and English (Dioceses without “qualified” priests)

I was sent a question about the Latin of Universae Ecclesiae 22. Friends, the more I look compare the Latin and the Released English “translation”, the more apparent it is that the Latin is a better, stronger document than the … Continue reading

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MUST READ: Msgr. Pozzo’s comments on the Instruction “Universae Ecclesiae” in L’Osservatore Romano

The text of the Instruction Universae Ecclesiae appeared in the Saturday 14 May daily edition of L’Osservatore Romano. In the Sunday edition of 15 May, there is a summary of a talk for the conference in Rome on Summorum Pontificum … Continue reading

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WDTIRS: Universae Ecclesiae 32: Drilling into the Latin and English (reciting the Breviary)

I had a question from a priest about Univerae Ecclesiae on the topic of recitation of the office, and a cleric’s obligation.  I also had conversations with three priests yesterday during which the topic of our daily office came up. … Continue reading

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Fr. Finigan on Universae Ecclesiae

His Hermeneuticalness, P.P. of mighty Blackfen, the Dean of Bexley, Fr. Tim Finigan has a good roundup about Universae Ecclesiae, looking at different blogs which looked at the document. Also, Fr. Finigan offers this sporting analogy analysis: Fr Z has … Continue reading

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