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The motu proprio ‘Summorum Pontificum’ says that they need ‘no permission from the Apostolic See’ to celebrate the Tridentine Mass: their congregation has acted ultra vires

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/09/13

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Congregations are tired of being patronised by dull music, but we must not hark back to a supposed ‘golden age’

The future Pope Benedict published a fraudulent text, these people say, to deceive the Faithful. Also, consecrating the whole world didn’t somehow include Russia. Strange, or what?

The Italian Blessed shows us how to live life to the full

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Pontiff convokes consistory of cardinals to approve canonisation dates

We need shepherds, not bureaucrats

Bishop Alan Hopes says Church leaders ‘ have to remain humble’