Monthly Archives: July 2021

Pope Francis issues restrictions on Extraordinary Form Masses in new motu proprio, “Traditionis Custodes”

Pope Francis has today issued “motu proprio” an Apostolic Letter, “Traditionis Custodes” (Guardians of the Tradition).The legislative document addresses “The Use of the Roman Liturgy Before the 1970 Reform” and places restrictions on the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass.It … Continue reading

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Sunday – It is our Day

Statement from the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales about the Sunday Obligation. (NEW: See “Honouring Sunday” for an updated statement issued in November 2021.) “It is hoped that it will be possible for all Catholics in England and Wales … Continue reading

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Step 4 Bishops’ Conference Guidance for Communal Worship during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This Guidance is offered to the Dioceses of England and Wales as the country moves into Step 4 of the Government’s Covid-19 Response Roadmap. This comes into effect on Monday 19th July 2021. Government guidance for the safe use of places … Continue reading

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