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Defence of Latest Vatican Attempt to Kill Traditional Latin Mass – Convincing?

https://youtu.be/5UI3FJJ8SNo From the YouTube platform... The Vatican recently released new regulations for the celebration of Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica. These guidelines limit when priests can celebrate the Mass in the Extraordinary Form (the pre-Vatican II Mass rite) and also aim to increase participation of the faithful in these Masses. How can we understand these changes...

English College in Rome: Supporting “Gay Culture” Is No Barrier to Ordination…

Our England Correspondent writes... In our January 2019 (Issue #109) edition [available to download from our archives on the Newsletter page of our website),  and on this blog here, we published an email exchange between the Editor and an un-named seminarian at the Venerable English College in Rome (VEC) on the subject of the seminarian’s...

English College in Rome: Scene of Latest Seminary/Homosexual Scandal?

From the Editor… Some time ago, I was contacted by an English reader who was concerned about a seminarian from an Archdiocese in England who, on social media outlets, has shown support for the “gay culture”. I received evidence of this “support” for the “so-called gay culture” and - given that the Vatican prohibition on...

29/6: Happy Feast of Ss Peter & Paul…Faith of our Fathers, Living Still!

On this day, Catholics recall the key event in the establishment of Christ's Church on earth, when He appointed Peter to lead His Church: "Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build My Church..." (Matthew 16:18) These days, however, more than ever, we need to remind ourselves about the profession of Faith which...

FSSP: Two Masses Enrich Each Other

The usually cautious and reserved Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) has now given its current opinion concerning the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) and on its possible formal re-integration into the structures of the Catholic Church. Father Bernhard Gerstle – the head of the German district of the FSSP – just gave...

Bishop Fellay on Church & Pope…

For several weeks various rumours have been circulating in the press concerning the possible canonical recognition of the Society of Saint Pius X by Rome. Rather than compound these rumours with commentaries, DICI preferred to interview the Superior General of the Society, Bp. Bernard Fellay, to ask him to make an assessment - click...

Bishop Fellay: Cardinal Kasper Quite Logical and Perfectly Consistent …

You were received by Cardinal Müller on September 23rd.  The communiqué from the Vatican Press Office repeats the language of the 2005 communiqué issued after your meeting with Benedict XVI, which already said that the parties would “proceed gradually and over a reasonable period of time… with a view to the envisioned full communion.” ...