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The Party Is Over: Francis kills ‘Summorum Pontificum’, severely limits Use of 1962 Missal

July 16, 2021

[LAST UPDATED: 16-JUL-2021 12:44 UTC]

Breaking news from Vatican City:

Benedict XVI’s motu proprio letter Summorum Pontificum, which introduced the wide acceptance of the so-called Traditional Latin Mass, that is, the use of the Roncalli Missal of 1962, is history.
With a stroke of the pen, the phony “Vicar of Christ” Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope” Francis, has abrogated the document the traditionalists in the Vatican II Church have clung to as the bedrock enabling their “Latin Mass culture”. Logical chickens are now coming home to roost.
Here is the full text, in English, released by the Vatican:
Francis also released an accompanying letter explaining his motives for releasing Traditionis Custodes:
In a nutshell, this new motu proprio decrees the following:
  • There is no more ordinary or extraordinary form — the Novus Ordo Missae of Paul VI is the “unique expression of the lex orandi of the Roman Rite”, a phrase that will surely be much talked about in the future
  • The diocesan bishop alone gets to regulate the liturgical celebrations in his diocese
  • The diocesan bishop is to determine whether any of the Latin Mass groups in his diocese deny the validity or legitimacy of the Novus Ordo Missae
  • The diocesan bishop is to designate specific locations where Latin Mass goers may gather for their “Eucharistic celebration” — it cannot be in “parochial churches” and no new “personal parishes” may be established
  • At those locations, the diocesan bishop is to establish specific days on which the Traditional Latin Mass may be offered
  • When it is offered, the readings (epistle, Gospel) of the Latin Mass must be read in the vernacular language (i.e. in English, Italian, etc.) using a translation that the respective episcopal conference has approved for liturgical use
  • The diocesan bishop is to appoint a suitable priest who is entrusted not only with the celebration of the traditional Missal but also with the pastoral care of the people who attend it. He is to be “animated by a lively pastoral charity and by a sense of ecclesial communion” who also takes spiritual care of those people.
  • No new Latin Mass communities or groups are to be established
  • Priests who want to offer the Traditional Mass after the publication of this decree must request permission from their bishop, who in turn must first consult the Holy See before granting it
  • Priests who are currently using the 1962 Missal must request permission from the local bishop to continue doing so
  • Anything contradicting this new decree, Francis hereby abrogates, no matter its authority
  • This new decree is in force immediately and will be published in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis
BAM! That is nothing short of all-out war. It is a veritable figurative bloodbath for the semi-traditionalists.*

* Those who are 'granted the privilege' of saying the Mass of all Ages IF they remain quiet about the heresies emanating from Conciliar Rome. (Comment from Admin)

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Pope Francis has just basically declared that traditional Catholics are outside the church.

Comment made by an observer:
According to this Apostolic Letter, Trad Latin Masses are banned from all parochial/parish churches. +Francis is trying to funnel all TLM's to non-parish communities (i.e. FSSP, Inst.of Christ the King, etc) and then they can control these "established communities" and "re-educate" them.

Note that it is strictly forbidden to establish any new TLM communities. So, for example, the big church in Chicago, St John Cantius, where many people were going to the TLM. Not allowed anymore. If your city doesn't have FSSP or ICK, then the TLM won't be available.

I think this is the deal that +Francis offered to +Fellay...join us and you'll be in charge of all TLMs. I suppose the new-sspx could still make a deal but now they know they'll have to say the new mass. +Francis got impatient…Vat.2 or else.