A Mass in the Extraordinary Form celebrated in the basilica of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome, Sept. 15, 2017. (photo: Edward Pentin / EWTN)
The Holy Father reportedly told Italian bishops at a closed-door session of their plenary meeting on Monday that the document is in its third draft.
By Edward Pentin, EWTN News, May 29, 2021
Edward Pentin Edward Pentin began reporting on the Pope and the Vatican with Vatican Radio before moving on to become the Rome correspondent for the Register. …
VATICAN CITY — A new Vatican document is allegedly being drafted that will restrict the celebration of Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, otherwise known as the Traditional Latin Mass.
On Tuesday, the Italian-language blog Messa in Latino reported that a “third draft of a text” has been reached “that contains restrictive measures regarding the celebration by Catholic priests of Mass in the Extraordinary Form.”
The blog reported (see English translation here) that Pope Francis allegedly disclosed the information about the document behind closed doors at the opening of the 74th general assembly of the Italian bishops’ conference in Rome on Pentecost Monday. …