California Catholic Daily - “It’s tradition” -Diocese of Monterey pledges Tridentine Mass in two locations by September
***Motu Proprio: Use of Roman Missal of 1962 by Bishop Robert C. Morlino (Madison WI)
Excerpt: I have never been against such celebrations in principle, but our concrete circumstance and lack of catechetical resources to support such celebrations have led me to the prudent judgment, I believe, that such celebrations should not generally be permitted.Jewish Daily Forward - The Pope Has Given Catholics a Choice
Obedience opens door to freedom.
Pope Benedict clearly is wise; obedience according to the mind of Christ always opens the door to true freedom. I am joyful to act in obedience to the Motu Proprio of Pope Benedict, and I am grateful to have been freed from the limitation of my own judgement.
Reuters - Vatican: We may drop revived prayer offensive to Jews HT to Rorate Caeli
The Catholic Virginian - Editorial
Excerpt: It is unfair to expect them to add an extra Mass to their already busy schedules. People might want to think twice about approaching their priest and putting this demand on him.
Bulletin of St. Marys By the Sea in Huntington Beach - "I wholeheartedly accede"
John Allen Jr. - Opinion divided on Mass decision – Some downplay demand for old rite, but other liturgists predict confusion
Diocese of Allentown PA
Summorum Pontificum Contact Database - In an effort to help Catholics who want to see the Traditional Latin Mass in their diocese connect with priests who want to provide the Traditional Latin Mass, LumenGentleman is now hosting a contacts database to help bring people together. The more data we can collect, the more successful this will be, so click here to add your information!
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