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Mgr Michael Schmitz carries a monstrance with the Blessed Sacrament during a procession to conclude Forty Hours devotion at the Shrine of Christ the King Sovereign Priest in Chicago (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)

Bishop enters ‘exploratory negotiations’ with the Institute of Christ the King over future of huge church closed almost three years ago

Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos celebrates Mass in the Extraordinary Form at the Basilica of St Mary Major in Rome (CNS photo from Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope’s wishes are quite clear. But are our bishops carrying them out?

Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera elevates the Eucharist during a Mass at the Basilica of St John Lateran in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Cardinal Burke says that many bishops and priests do not treat abuses seriously enough

Bishop Edward Slattery celebrates a solemn high Mass in the Extraordinary Form in Washington (Photo: CNS)

Petition appeals to Benedict XVI not to approve a document that reportedly restricts celebrations of the traditional Mass

Pope Benedict XVI bows towards the Eucharist (Photo: CNS)

Liturgy must draw us towards the world beyond, says Fr John Zuhlsdorf. That’s how we can wake up our faith

Bishop George Stack confirmed 30 children and nine adults at St James’s church

Applause for Bishop Stack

Bishop George Stack, auxiliary in Westminster, administers Confirmations in the Extraordinary Form at St James’s church, Spanish Place, London

Fr Shaun Swales celebrates an Extraordinary Form Mass in the Cathedral Church of St Mary

Fr Swales celebrates High Mass in Newcastle

A High Mass in the Extraordinary Form is celebrated at Newcastle Upon Tyne’s Catholic cathedral for only the second time since the Vatican II liturgical reforms

The Latin Mass Society, with Bishop Schneider in the centre, gathers for its Downside conference

Success for training conference at Downside

Latin Mass Society hold residential training conference at Downside Abbey

Priests studying the Extraordinary Form at a training conference organised by the Latin Mass Society

Poll suggests that 43 per cent of practising Catholics would attend traditional Mass every week if it was offered in their parish

Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas with President Hugo Chávez, who recently called the cardinal 'a Neanderthal' (CNS photo/Francesco Spoto rno)

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