Category Archives: SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM

A “unique” expression of the Roman Rite. But remember… it’s the Traditional Latin Mass that’s the big threat.

Tattooed Priest Stands Half-Naked at Novus Ordo Meal Table https://t.co/7HHBBLKfEZ — gloria.tv (@gloriatv) October 17, 2021 The “unique” expression of the Roman Rite. No no.  Before you object, it’s the TLM and tradition-minded Catholics that are the big problem. They … Read More

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Is it just me…?

Traditionis custodes (Francis’ Plessy)… Art. 1. The liturgical books promulgated by Saint Paul VI and Saint John Paul II, in conformity with the decrees of Vatican Council II, are the unique expression of the lex orandi of the Roman Rite. … Read More

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Remember… the real problem is the Traditional Latin Mass!

The fruits of Vatican II The worship of dirt “Earth Altar” installed at Novus Ordo Parish in Germany H/T @NovusOrdoWatch pic.twitter.com/zEbPIayyxz — Nick Donnelly (@ProtecttheFaith) October 9, 2021 Germany.  Again. Become a CUSTOS! HERE

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D. Bridgeport @diobpt – @BishopCaggiano issues a decree concerning the cruel Traditionis custodes – not bad!

The Society of St. Hugh of Cluny is located in the Diocese of Bridgeport.  Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport has issued his decree concerning the implementation of Franci’s Plessy v. Ferguson legacy document, Traditionis custodes. Become a Custos Traditionis – HERE Bp. Caggiano’s document … Read More

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Clear words from a good priest about the cruel ‘Traditionis custodes’ and worst case scenarios

Quite a few of you have written to me about something that my good friend Fr. James Jackson, FSSP (recently moved from Colorado to Rhode Island) published in his parish’s bulletin.   I received two such emails this afternoon.  Father is … Read More

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Reaction to the cruel suppression in Guadalajara

I recently shared the sad news about the cold suppression of the faithful in Guadalajara by Francisco Card. Robles Ortega following the cruel and unnecessary Traditionis custodes. I warmly invite you to resist this cruelty on the part of bishops … Read More

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Archd. of Guadalajara – the ‘Traditionis custodes’ spiritual segregation continues

Perhaps this new will give rise to a new wave of spiritual Cristeros, namely, Custodes Traditionis.   Please, everyone, I implore you to consider doing this, joining this informal confraternity. With this news, let us now invoke also Bl, Miguel Pro … Read More

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Francis’ dialogue with Jesuits in Bratislava about the Vetus Ordo, homosexuality, people who “wanted him dead”, a global Catholic TV channel doing the “work of the devil”

From La Civiltà Cattolica, which is run by Jesuit Fr. Antonio “2+2=5” Spadaro, a transcript of a meeting between Francis and Jesuits in Bratislava.   HERE I think it’s best for me simply to send you over to LCC to read … Read More

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WDTPRS- Exaltation of the Cross and Basil Emeritus

Let’s look at the Collects for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross in both the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Form, Novus Ordo (1970MR etc.) and the Vetus Ordo (1962MR of St John XXIII).  These are now, apparently acknowledge … Read More

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PARIS: Traditionis custodes … good news and bad news

The Archbishop of Paris, Most Rev. Michel Aupetit, issued a letter to priests of that venerable see about Traditionis custodes. Good news and bad news. The good news is that the TLM will continue at Ste Odile (17e), Ste Jeanne de … Read More

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VALLI: What’s the mood like in the Vatican these days? And about Francis and ‘Traditionis custodes’

Long time vaticanista Aldo Maria Valli gave an interview about all things Francesco/Bergoglio. He talks about the rumors concerning Francis’s health, a conclave, the scandal of Becciu, synods (“walking together”), Hungary and Orban. Valli’s most telling comments were about the … Read More

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Wherein a priest alumnus of the North American College responds. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From an alumnus of the North American College (US seminary in Rome) … edited so that the style of writing can’t be traced to any one priest by those who might recognize it. As a NAC grad, I read your … Read More

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The Superiors™ of “Ecclesia Dei” and the “Smash!” in Houston.

Whew!   A lot of news today. I’ve been bus this morning writing my new weekly column at 1 Peter 5, now happily under new management. Let’s see a couple things. First, in the wake of Traditionis custodes, the superiors of … Read More

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ZISK: In an interview, Francis talks about “Traditionis custodes”, how he views it, what it means, why he did it. Wherein Fr. Z comments.

From Vaticannews.va: Extracted from an interview with Francis by Carlos Herrera on Radio COPE Q: I don’t know if Pope Francis is a man who likes to bang his fist on the table. Would it be possible that the last … Read More

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U.S. Seminary in Rome snuffs out the Traditional Latin Mass and training for seminarians

The craven faculty of the North American College (US seminary in Rome), perhaps under the pressure of their board, has snuffed out the Traditional Latin Mass, which was a regularly scheduled Mass on Saturdays. There was also training for the … Read More

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In Pittsburgh, they can always hurt you more.

Become a Custos Traditionis (HERE) and don’t forget a Novena to St. Ann (HERE). ___ When I saw the letter sent by Bp. Zubik of Pittsburgh to the priests of that diocese, I was so taken aback by its overreach and pastoral … Read More

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Priest suspended, sent for psychological treatment for celebrating the Novus Ordo in Latin

Today I posted elsewhere something I wrote about before: Moral Injury. I originally wrote about Moral Injury because I had also, previously, written about how bishops use “psychological evaluation” – the Psych Strike Gambit – against priests to remove them … Read More

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Talk about optics

The other day I posted about the implementation of Traditionis custodes … TC… by the Bishop of San Diego.  In his pastoral care for the most marginalized group in the Church, he suppressed the TLM in the northern part of the diocese.  … Read More

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The ongoing application of Traditionis custodes – D. San Diego and D. Motherwell

Firstly, be a CUSTOS! Join NOW! HERE Two pieces of news come to my box today, along with the news that Card. Burke is off the ventilator and moving out of the ICU – Laus Deo! On 8 August in the … Read More

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The lesson of Hungary and Bl. Karl

At Crisis there is an interesting suggestion today that applies not just to the secular order but… you read it and tell me what you think… perhaps also to the ecclesial order. The Meaning of Viktor Orbán by Declan Leary … Read More

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