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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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Father Hunwicke reflects on Traditionis Custodes

Things rarely seem as precious as they do when there are attempts to rob you of them. CP&S comment: Many thanks to Father Hunwicke for this beautiful reflection. As I finished saying Mass last Saturday, the morning after Traditionis custodes, the … Continue reading

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From Summorum pontificum to Traditionis custodes, or from the reserve to the zoo

From FSSPX News: Pope Francis yesterday published a motu proprio whose title could be full of hope: Traditionis custodes , “guardians of Tradition”. Knowing that it is addressed to the bishops, one could catch oneself dreaming: is Tradition in the process of recovering … Continue reading

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