Vatican archbishop: Traditional Latin Mass movement ‘hijacked’ initiatives of John Paul II and Benedict XVI
Archbishop Di Noia: Pope Francis “fearlessly hits the nail on the head: the TLM (Traditional Latin Mass) movement has hijacked the initiatives of St. John Paul II and Benedict XVI to its own ends.”
Status quo—for now: On Latin Mass, some bishops grant temporary permission while studying Pope Francis’ decree
A number of other U.S. bishops told their priests who celebrate the Mass in the extraordinary form and their parishes that already are allowed to have the celebration of this Mass that they can continue to do so while they further study the document.
The Latin Mass gave me a hunger for beauty and a reverence for the sacred. It also made me bitter and arrogant.
Renée Darline Roden
James Martin, S.J.
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