Tag Archives: Archbp. Roche

Roche Clips 01: “It’s not uncommon for newly-ordained priests coming out of seminaries in the Western world to almost immediately start celebrating the Tridentine Mass.”

RU-486 (aka The Bitter Pill aka The Tablet) has an piece by – what could go wrong with this? – a papalatrous ensign of the New catholic Red Guards (aka Lambchop – biretta tip Eccles  o{]:¬) ) sort of with … Read More

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Compare what Archbp. Roche said in 2015 to what he is saying now.

It is very hard to respect clerics who are just weathervanes, waving around, changing directions under the pressure of whomever is at the moment in power. Archbp. Roche, now in present role as Prefect of the CDW, now one of … Read More

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Unpleasant but useful reading ALERT!

Today at Rorate I see two very useful pieces. First, Joseph Shaw, Chairman of the Latin Mass Society (join even if you are not in the UK) in which he eviscerates one of the most embarrassing of the papalatrous left, … Read More

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Ed Pentin interviewed the Prefect of the CDW about “Traditionis custodes” and the Dubious Dubia.

At the National Catholic Register, Ed Pentin has an interview with Archbp. Roche, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship. Roche’s responses are typical, in that they are replete with buzz words and jargon and the usual specious premises.  These … Read More

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UPDATE: Correspondence with the a hostile Congregation for Divine Worship reveals possible future applications of Traditionis custodes.

UPDATE 7 Nov 2021: HERE Fr. Hunwicke has excellent comments on a perhaps mendacious element of the Roche/Nichols square dance, towit, the claim that Paul VI abrogated the 1962 Missal. He didn’t.  That’s false.  He knows this. When did the Congregation for Divine … Read More

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Confusion about the term “Latin Mass”

I have been going on for YEARS – nay, rather, DECADES –  now about how trads and others should NOT use the term “Latin Mass”, just by itself, to describe Mass in the Extraordinary Form, the Usus Antiquior, the Pian … Read More

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Video interview with the new Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship, Archbp. Roche

An interview with the new Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments. [wp_youtube]10hspuKnbgY[/wp_youtube]

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