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Answers to “Dubia” from the Vatican! About the Traditional Mass and overly restrictive bishops.

If you are a priest who has been hassled by your bishop about saying the traditional Mass with the 1962 Missale Romanum, pay attention.  Help has arrived.
Recently a priest of my acquaintance sent two questions to my old haunts the Pontifical … Continue reading

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Reminder about Summorum Pontificum 5, Universae Ecclesiae 15 and the “stable group”

For some reason I have had several emails recently – from far-flung places – which all have to do with a common problem that some people are encountering in making petitions for celebrations of Mass in the Extraordinary Form.
They are … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What is a “stable group”? How big? How small?

From a reader:
Saw your most recent quaeriter [“quaeritur” is a verb, btw.] and noted the use of “stable group.” We are struggling with our diocese over the definition of that term, as they [“they”? Diocesan officials?] want to say a stable group … Continue reading

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