Tag Archives: SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM

Card. Burke reacts to the St. Peter’s Mass Suppression: rescind it immediately

UPDATE: Card. Burke’s statement can be read at his page: HERE At the National Catholic Register (which is a Catholic paper and not to be confused with the Fishwrap), there is a piece by Ed Pentin about Raymond Leo Card. … Read More

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@BishopBarron on Barron. @EricSammons on Barron. Wherein @FatherZ rants.

On 2 March Bp. Robert Barron issued an apologia at Word On Fire: “The Evangelical Path Of Word On Fire”. He spends his first several hundred words talking about his own efforts to battle “beige” Catholicism through a “missionary spirit … Read More

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ACTION ITEM: Good article at Crisis. Then Fr. Z rants.

There is a good article at Crisis today, which all of you should both send by email and print out and hand to or send by mail to both your local priests and your bishops. This is time sensitive. As … Read More

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14 September 2007 – 13th Anniversary of Summorum Pontificum

Today is the 13th anniversary of the implementation of Benedict XVI’s monumentally important Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum.  It went into force today, though it was released on 07/07/07.  This document is perhaps the most important gift from the too-short pontificate of Papa … Read More

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07/07/07 – 13th Anniversary of Summorum Pontificum – Fr. Z rants.

Today is the 13th Anniversary of the release of the of Benedict XVI’s Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum.   The text was released on 7 July 2007 – 7/7/7 Just for fun, this blog’s page on that day: HERE It is good … Read More

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News about the Traditional Latin Mass survey: “The old Mass is not in danger.”

Last night I was on with Raymond Arroyo of EWTN to talk about the “survey” to be sent out to the world’s bishops about the implementation of Summorum Pontificum in their dioceses.   One point I made is that a survey is … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z muses about the “survey” sent to bishops about Summorum Pontificum. Rant and suggestions. UPDATED

UPDATED BELOW A few days ago news came out [at Rorate first, publicly] that the CDF has sent or will send to the bishops of the world questionnaires about the implementation of Summorum Pontificum. The questionnaire is sort of a … Read More

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12-14 June 2020, Guadalajara, Summorum Pontificum, liturgy conference with Card. Burke

In Guadalajara, Mexico, there will be a conference about Sacred Liturgy, called Summorum Pontificum.  11-14 June.  It will be held by the FSSP in Mexico.  Card. Burke will be there.   This will be their third annual conference. There will also be … Read More

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VIDEO: Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage 2019 – review

LifeSite has a video about the Summorum Pontificum procession to St. Peter’s Basilica and the Pontifical Mass.

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“LaCI and Beans” back at it again! Attack US Bishops for their enthusiastic implementation of law

Go to radical-liberal, anti-tradition La Croix International, (LaCI) run by a cadre around openly-“gay” (and HERE) Robert Mickens.  Mickens, you will recall, is so filled with animus for John Paul II and Benedict XVI that he lost his place with the … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Why didn’t Benedict XVI say the #TLM? How can we get one? What does the future look like?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Thank you for your blog. I get so much from it! Never stop! I know you like one question at a time, but maybe you’ll do this. I heard a podcast at 1 Peter 5 with … Read More

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@CCPecknold writes on belief in the Eucharist and Fr. Z rants at length

I need seminarians and young (especially) priests to pay attention to this. Chad Pecknold, contributing editor at the Catholic Herald (where I have a weekly column), is articulate, bring and right. He manifests these attributes much to the dismay of … Read More

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USCCB meets. They talk about the “nones”. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

How many times have I written it here? Nothing we undertake as a Church, this plan or that project or this resolution to form a committee or action item, will succeed unless it flows from and returns to our sacred … Read More

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Chief of the Vichy Knights of Malta forbids the Extraordinary Form

UPDATE 11 June: A spokeswoman for the @orderofmalta in Rome has confirmed to me this morning that this June 10 letter of the Grand Master banning all liturgical ceremonies in the Extraordinary Form within the Order is genuine. pic.twitter.com/J2aUrCUiWY — … Read More

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What’s up with the SSPX?

People are asking me about the meaning of a Swiss Bishop, 76 and retiring, who will live with the SSPX at one of their schools.  Rorate has a pretty good round up from different stories. Basically, the Bishop of Chur, … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Recourse to the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Recently, our stable group of roughly 50 people took the extraordinary step of asking our bishop for a regular celebration of the EF, having already spoken to the pastor of the parish. He responded in the negative. How do … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z offers a cautionary tale to those who struggle with liturgical conundra.

The site of the CMAA, Musica Sacra Forum, published response to the 29 – yes, twenty-nine – dubia submitted to the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”. The questioner is a Polish priest, I assume young, working on a doctorate. Folks, I get it. … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Could Latin be suppressed? Wherein Fr. Z rants.

In a post yesterday, I wrote about the possibility that, before too long, the TLM might wind up being the “last Mass standing”. Why? Demographics are burning quickly and the present day hierarchy has only thrown more accelerant on the … Read More

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VIDEO: A reaction to a first Traditional Latin Mass

This is pretty interesting. Here is a thoughtful young man with his observations about participating at a Traditional Latin Mass for the first time.

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ASK FATHER: Pastor won’t allow TLM wedding in “his church”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: We were in a situation where (a) my fiancee and I had already booked a time slot in a Church for the Rite of Marriage and Nuptial Mass (b) After this, we requested from the parish … Read More

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