Tag Archives: Traditionis Custodes

In persecution graces always multiply

 The Viganò Tapes consist of 18 tapes each one containing a question that we asked Archbishop Viganò at the end of August 2021. This exclusive interview covers the current situation in the Church and in the world. This video is … Continue reading

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Pope Francis to French Bishops: “They must accept Vatican II, and BASTA!”

Francis to Bishops of France in “Ad Limina” visit, regarding Traditionis Custodes: “They must accept Vatican II, and BASTA!”  Basta! – Enough! That was the tone of Francis to the bishops of France — the first group to proceed to the … Continue reading

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Wherein a priest alumnus of the North American College responds. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From Fr Z’s Blog: This is NOT a representation or subtle comment on the writer. Keep reading and you’ll get why there is a picture of a Horned Lizard here. From an alumnus of the North American College (US seminary … Continue reading

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After 14 Years, Pontifical North American College (Rome) cancels all Traditional Latin Masses, and all TLM training

From Rorate Caeli: After 14 Years, Pontifical North American College (Rome) cancels all Traditional Latin Masses, and all TLM training Announced today to the NAC community — the PNAC is the National College of the United States in Rome, and … Continue reading

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Important message from the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter

Dear members of the Confraternity, The Motu proprio Traditionis Custodes and its accompanying letter from Pope Francis have shocked us all. We have not yet been informed of any definitive decisions regarding the future of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter and … Continue reading

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The Traddy-Ban captures Rome

Enjoy another little gem from Eccles: Catholics worldwide have been stunned by the news that the Tradi-ban is now occupying Rome, led by the triumvirate of Bar-Golio, Pah-Rolin, and Ahfah-Roche. Last night Rome was full of Tradi-Ban troops singing the … Continue reading

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“Pope Francis Is Tearing the Catholic Church Apart”

Posted on 13 August 2021 at Fr Z’s Blog: Yesterday Hell’s Bible (aka New York Times) published an op-ed which is a cri de coeur about what is going on in the Church today.   Take this together with Damian Thompson’s recent podcast.  My emphases and comments. … Continue reading

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Award-winning author: ‘Every priest has the moral right to celebrate the never forbidden old rite’

Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: Martin Mosebach, an award-winning author and defender of the Traditional Latin Mass, has just published an essay criticizing the July 16 motu proprioagainst the Traditional Latin Mass, insisting that no one can abrogate that ancient rite of … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: “Francis Has Unleashed a War: It Will End With the Full Triumph of Tradition.”

Traditionis custodes: a war on the brink of the abyss From Rorate Caeli: Roberto de Mattei, Corrispondenza Romana, July 19, 2021               The intent of Pope Francis’s motu proprio Traditionis custodes, of July 16, 2021, … Continue reading

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Traditionis Custodes as a Hermeneutic of Envy

By Anne Hendershott at Crisis Magazine: While there have been some notable attempts to help us understand the rationale behind the most recent motu proprio, Traditionis Custodes, the published reflection on the document by Italian Professor Massimo Viglione stands out because it is the only one that … Continue reading

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TRADITIONIS CUSTODES AND THE FAITHFUL’S RESPONSE: PARRHESIA

With thanks to Fr Marco Testa at Catholic Insight for his own witness to the spiritual wealth of the Mass of Ages and for nudging the Faithful to action. Hagan Lio! On July 16th, Pope Francis issued the Motu Proprio Traditionis … Continue reading

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The Rotten Fruits of Traditionis Custodes: Permission denied for Pontifical Mass in Washington, DC

From Rorate Caeli: A pontifical high Mass had been planned for 14 August in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.  It was actually supposed to be offered a year ago, but was postponed due to … Continue reading

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‘Traditionis’: a picture is worth a thousand words

From Fr Z’s Blog: This is one of the most beautiful expressions of “full, conscious and active” participation at Mass that I have ever seen. It is another way, a silent but outward way, to express those amazing words: “My … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke’s Statement on «Traditionis Custodes»

Many faithful – laity, ordained and consecrated – have expressed to me the profound distress which the Motu Proprio «Traditionis Custodes» has brought them. Those who are attached to the Usus Antiquior (More Ancient Usage) [UA], what Pope Benedict XVI called the … Continue reading

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Traditionis Custodes: A Blessing in Disguise?

By Robert B. Greving at Crisis Magazine: As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, make a whiskey sour. To this extent, Traditionis Custodes may be a blessing in disguise in the long run. Let me explain.   Two things seem clear … Continue reading

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