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The Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei has clarified that female altar servers are not allowed at Extraordinary Form Masses

More than 30 clerics and lay men attend the Latin Mass Society’s seventh conference at Buckfast Abbey in Devon

I agree with Fr Alban McCoy’s decision even though I am not, in fact, in favour of altar girls

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The Instruction insists that the whole Church should have access to its riches, says Dr Alcuin Reid

There are too many difficulties attending both the Novus Ordo and the Old Rite

Cardinal Kurt Koch of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity says the Pope has launched a new liturgical reform

And what exactly constitutes a ‘pastoral need’?

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