Moto proprio “Magnum Principium”

Another divisive move by our beloved Holy Father. This will set Bishop against Bishop and will lead to different liturgy in different countries. Can our Holy Mother Church ever call itself ‘Universal’ again?

Dominus Mihi Adjutor

It has dropped. Not in L”Osservatore Romano as expected, but on the Vatican website. As yet it is only in Latin and Italian, so it will take some time for those slow in those languages (like me) to read it properly.

Attached herewith is the Latin text and the interpretive notes from the Congregation for Divine Worship.

This may seem to be a matter of small details. But as we know, the devil is so often in the details.


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**Click here for the motu proprio in Latin

**Click here for the official guidance notes in English

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1 Response to Moto proprio “Magnum Principium”

  1. “Particular law remaining in force, the use of the Latin language is to be preserved in the Latin rites.” Sacrosanctum Consilium, 36. 1.


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