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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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“I urge everyone to think carefully about how to approach your local bishops.”

At Rorate there is a strong piece which examines the Motu Proprio. It is by a canonist writing with a nom de plume. I’ve read it over a couple of times, along with Traditionis, and I’ve been contacted by, and have … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Who can dispense Holy Day of Obligation?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: A friend of mine just informed me that the Solemnity of Mary isn’t [wasn’t] a Holy Day of Obligation in the whole state of California. What ecclesiastical body has the authority to grant such dispensations? In … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Extraordinary Communion Minister at a TLM if the priest is infirm?

From a reader: May a duly commissioned Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion distribute the host at Mass in the Extraordinary Form when the celebrating priest is physically impeded from doing so? It would seem that paragraph 28 of Universae Ecclesiae … Read More

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