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Saturday, October 03, 2015

You Have The Rite To Remain Silent

You Have The Rite To Remain Silent |Blogs |

I didn't start attending the "Latin Mass" out of some strange, retrograde desire to unring the bell of the liturgical changes brought on by the Second Vatican Council. Nor did I first darken the door of the local Chapel staffed by the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter because I was shocked— shocked!— by the liturgical abuses of my juridical parish. Rather, when Benedict XVI issued his motu proprio Summorum Pontificium in 2007— and my liberal Catholic friends started gnashing their proverbial teeth, rending their clich├ęd garments, and literally wringing their hands— I thought I'd find out what all the skull-clenching was about.

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