Seven years in, the Pope has inspired Catholics and shown he has an authentic vision for the Church
Topic: Summorum Pontificum
Dawkins predicts religion’s early death: the Pope warns that ‘in vast areas of the world the faith is in danger of being snuffed out’. But they are saying very different things
The Holy Father is leading a renewal of the faith, not predicting its demise
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Why do our Bishops pull out candidates for the priesthood from seminaries which teach the Extraordinary Form? Why are they so intent on defying the Pope?
The new vision of liturgical pluralism should now be an integral part of priestly formation
The Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei has clarified that female altar servers are not allowed at Extraordinary Form Masses
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
The document Universae Ecclesiae is signed by Cardinal William Levada
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