And what exactly constitutes a ‘pastoral need’?
Topic: Extraordinary Form
Seminaries should train priests in the Extraordinary Form ‘if pastoral needs suggest it’, the Vatican’s instruction says
Here we publish the full text of the Vatican’s long-awaited instruction, Universae Ecclesiae
At least we can be united on life issues
Pope Benedict has said the objective of Conciliar reform was not to change the rite and texts of the liturgy but to renew the sense of Paschal Mystery
Hundreds of Catholics attend an Extraordinary Form Mass in York Minster for the first time since the Reformation
Traditional liturgical language will be part of the Anglican patrimony; and one day, we might be able to use it, too
Bishop enters ‘exploratory negotiations’ with the Institute of Christ the King over future of huge church closed almost three years ago
The Pope’s wishes are quite clear. But are our bishops carrying them out?
Cardinal Burke says that many bishops and priests do not treat abuses seriously enough