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Statement of Archdiocese of San Antonio - Bishop José H. Gomez's
Statement of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, NY
Statement from Archdiocese of Washington - Archbishop Wuerl
Statement from Diocese of Lafayette La. - Bishop Jarrell
Father John Zuhlsdorf's Translation Watch
Statement by International Federation Una Voce
Interview granted by the Superior-General of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter (FSSP), Father John Berg, to Brian Mershon. HT to Rorate Caeli
Translation and commentary of Polish Bishops on Summorum Pontificium
Some International Episcopal Reaction
MOTU PROPRIO "SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM" - STATEMENT FROM ARCHBISHOP NICHOLS (Birmingham UK)
In a statement to his priests, on Saturday 7 July, Archbishop Vincent Nichols said: "Pope Benedict's letter is a powerful appeal to us all to have open hearts when it comes to the form of the Mass. The Pope insists that we speak not of 'old' and 'new' rites but of two forms of the one Rite of the Mass."
The Archbishop of Birmingham added: "In recent years, whenever a priest has asked for the private use of the 1962 Missal I have given permission and, generally speaking, provision has been made for groups which have requested this same celebration of Mass."
Diocese of Westminster (UK)
Bishops welcome Pope's call for unity - Apostolic letter Motu Proprio data
The Bishops of England and Wales have welcomed the Apostolic letter Motu Proprio data from Pope Benedict XVI, in which he focused on the importance of unity within the Church in celebrating the Eucharist... More
Statement from the Bishops' Conference of Scotland:
"The publication of the document on the use of the Roman liturgy prior to the reform of 1970 reflects the pastoral concern of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI for those who find themselves drawn to that form of the Eucharistic celebration – a pastoral concern which the Bishops of Scotland share...more