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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

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

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

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/02/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/11/10

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

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