Category Archives: Traditionis custodes

ACTION ITEM! Be a “Custos Traditionis”! Join an association of prayer for the reversal of “Traditionis custodes”.

As the smoke clears and the initial shock of the cruelty of Traditionis custodes ebbs… but will not go away… we have to bring our legitimate aspirations to prayer and penance. I propose… … an informal association of prayer and … Read More

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BREAKING “Latindr App used to catch priests in compromising situations”

This is straight from Eccles and so it must be true. Latindr App used to catch priests in compromising situations As reported by journalists from the Bitter Pillar (formerly the Tablet), data from the popular social networking Latindr app, used by … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! 15 August 2021 – World-wide Consecration to the Immaculate Heart by all TLM communities

This came by email and I warmly endorse it. The Holy Catholic Church is in an unprecedented world wide crisis. The only hope for the Faithful is a Divine intervention, through the intercession of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Two … Read More

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Traditionis custodes and “reception theory” – or – When a law is no law at all.

Have you ever heard of “reception theory”? Reception theory states that a law, in order to be a law, a binding law, must be received by the community for which it is intended.  If they community does not receive it, … Read More

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“Why, then, would Francis punish those who worship according to the Latin rite?”

From The Federalist.  My emphases. The Latin Mass Is The Future Of The Catholic Church Pope Francis is punishing a faithful and devout minority of Catholics in hopes of staving off the inevitable. By John Daniel Davidson You don’t have to … Read More

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It’s not just the numbers right now, it’s the rate of growth.

Last night during the rag chew on ZedNet, one of the participants wondered about why the crack down on Catholics who desire the Traditional Latin Mass.  After all, the numbers aren’t all that threatening. I opined that it wasn’t just … Read More

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Powerful denunciation of Traditionis custodes … by a bishop.

At Rorate, Peter Kwasniewski posted a translation of a powerful denunciation of Traditiones custodes – Francis’ Plessy v Ferguson attack on the Benedict’s Emancipation Proclamation Summorum Pontificum. The text is a workshop on what is wrong in Rome, what is right … Read More

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26 July: Wherein Fr. Z asks St Ann to: “Soften the hearts of all those who will now be involved with the implementation of Traditionis custodes.”

The Feast of St. Ann has arrived, and I greet all who are graced with the name of Ann, however spelled. Let us, on our own, continue to pray this Novena on a daily basis: Continue to pray this Novena … Read More

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‘Traditionis’: a picture is worth a thousand words. Wherein Fr. Z is deeply moved.

My mother’s missal retains a powerful witness to her Faith and Eucharistic piety. As the priest would kneel in adoration of the Sacred Host, she would kiss the words of consecration. Sixty years later her lipstick is still there! pic.twitter.com/i1Fk2QTMCc … Read More

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BISHOPS! Have you ever seen the pain?

In the Wall Street Journal today… Pope Francis, the Latin Mass and My Family We are loyal children of the church on the receiving end of a harsh punishment. By Matthew Walther […] When Benedict issued “Summorum pontificum,” those attached … Read More

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Latin Mass Society examination of ‘Traditiones Custodes’

Become a Custos Traditionis (HERE) and don’t forget the Novena to St. Ann (HERE). The Latin Mass Society (in the UK – which I have often urged you to join irrespective of where you live) has helpfully issued a canonical look … Read More

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The wonders of Canon 87

I’ve been, as I am sure you have, watching the reactions of bishops in the wake of Francis’ Plessy v. Ferguson document Traditionis custodes. BTW… do become a Custos Traditionis (HERE) and don’t forget the Novena to St. Ann (HERE). In general … Read More

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ATTENTION BISHOPS!

If any of you out there have the ear of a bishop or of the bishop, please put this in front of his eyes. At National Catholic Register, the well-know and highly respected Msgr. Charles Pope issues a cri de coeur about Traditionis.  The … Read More

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George Weigel on ‘Traditionis custodes’: “Summorum Pontificum…. hope was being vindicated….”

At Catholic World Report George Weigel reacts to the 2021 Plessy v. Ferguson move Traditionis custodes. First, let it be said that in his writings about what the Church needs today viz. “new evangelization” and the like has not included the Traditional Latin … Read More

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Problem in the Italian of the 2021 Plessy v. Ferguson document, Traditionis custodes.

I saw on twitter an interesting point about the English and Italian versions of the 2021 Plessy v. Ferguson document, Traditionis custodes. My many years in Rome inform me that the second, “alternative” translation is more accurate. I consulted with … Read More

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Card. Müller drills into Francis’ “Letter to Bishops” with “Traditionis custodes”

At The Catholic Thing there is a piece translated from the original German (by a good friend of mine, two, as a matter of fact), by Gerhard Ludwig Card. Müller.  The former Prefect of the CDF examines Francis’ new Plessy … Read More

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Seriously humorous SSPX statement on “Traditionis custodes” and a terrific imaginary curve ball

The SSPX office in Menzingen put out a statement, still only in French, about Traditionis custodes. HERE  Here’s a taste… From Summorum Pontificum to Traditionis custodes, or from the Nature Preserve to the Zoo […] A organized extinction While Francis … Read More

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Traditionis custodes: Separate But Unequal

Art. 3. The bishop of the diocese in which until now there exist one or more groups that celebrate according to the Missal antecedent to the reform of 1970: § 2. is to designate one or more locations where the … Read More

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VIDEO: Measured remarks from a convert about “Traditionis custodes”

Brian Holdsworth, a convert who was involved in a strikingly liberal parish for a long while, eventually began a family and started thinking in a new way about the Faith. He made the entirely reasonable and predictable move to the … Read More

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