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Preliminary observations and mixed metaphors about the Instruction “Universae Ecclesiae”

The text of the Instruction is under an embargo until Friday 1200 noon Rome Time (1000 GMT, 0600 EDT).  I must respect that as far as the blog is concerned.
I will put something together about it and post it here … Continue reading

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Universae Ecclesiae… Instruction on Summorum Pontificum.

The cat is out of the bag.
The Instruction is called Universae Ecclesiae and it will indeed be published very soon.  There is an embargo on the text until 12 noon Rome time 13 May, at which time I will offer … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Date of release of Instruction of “Summorum Pontificum”!

So… rumor has it that the Instruction on Summorum Pontificum will be released soon.  Spies say “within two weeks” of the time I am writing, which is 9 May, Monday.  We know it won’t be today.
When will it be?
Have a … Continue reading

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Instruction on Summorum Pontificum coming. So… name that document.

My spies inform me that the “Instruction” for Summorum Pontificum has arrived in the offices of nuntiatures and that it should be published in less than two weeks.
We shall see.  I have a WDTPRS POLL HERE about when and if.
Skeptical?  … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum, Latin, liberals, TLMs, seminarians, Magic Circles and an Instruction

From Damian Thompson’s blog comes a piece about Latin, seminarians, the Extraordinary Form and liberal enemies of all of the above, with my emphases and comments.  Edited.
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In contrast, the proposal to teach all seminarians to celebrate the Tridentine Mass is … Continue reading

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About the upcoming Instruction on Summorum Pontificum

There was a great deal of anxiety poured out by traditionalists over reports that an upcoming Instruction on Summorum Pontificum might erode Pope Benedict’s own provisions.  I was skeptical about that and cautioned calm and  the action of prayer for … Continue reading

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News about the Instruction on Summorum Pontificum

The intrepid Andrea Tornielli has on his blog a note about the upcoming Instruction for Summorum Pontificum.
Here, in my fast translation, is the heart of the matter.
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Above all, the instruction confirms that the Motu Proprio is universal law of the … Continue reading

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