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October 19, 2006

Lengthy article that really gets the story behind the story: this is about reconciliation.
Rome Reaches Out to Tridentine Mass Followers


October 20, 2006

My favorite quote in this article is, There's really no downside (to bringing back the Latin Mass). from the New York Sun Times.
Easing of Latin Mass Restrictions Could Attract Lost Sheep


October 23, 2006

From the Washington Post, it sounds like France is the battle ground for the TLM. The loudest anti-traditionalists, and most proactive SSPX. How soon is the indult coming? By the complaining it sounds like it may be sooner rather than later.
French clerics criticize Pope's Latin mass plans


October 24, 2006

Looks like Francis Arinze of the Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments is starting to clean up some of the US liturgical problems.
Lay ministers may not cleanse Communion vessels, Pope Benedict says


October 25, 2006

Have you ever wondered the origin of Faith Of Our Fathers? This article at the Register details the unexpected, rich history of the TLM favorite.
The Making Of 'Faith Of Our Fathers'


October 28, 2006

When I first read the headline of this story, I thought it said, Catholic Church resurrected with Latin Mass and after reading the article, that may be a more appropriate title. The author was so well-read on the topic that he is either a Latin Mass regular, or had the article proofed by a whole team of Latin Mass lovers. The comments after the article were funny too.
Catholic Church resurrects past with Latin Mass


October 30, 2006

A brief Guardian opinion piece is the latest to notice the resurgence of Laitn. The best quote, if a bit corny, was You can't keep a good dead language down.
In praise of ... Latin


October 31, 2006

I guess the more things change, the more things stay the same. I think this quote is appropriate, ...Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos looms as an important player in any effort to achieve reconciliation with the SSPX and any new gesture toward traditionalists.
Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos remains head of Ecclesia Dei


November 4, 2006

In Glastonbury, UK it apppears that some Catholic youth were bothering the pagans. One of the pagans said, ...if you were to take away the pagan element it would be a dead town. So the local priest, Fr. Kevin Knox-Lecky met with the pagans and, bowing to ecumenical pressure, decided to not invite the Youth 2000 group back.
Catholic marchers turn on Glastonbury pagans


November 5, 2006

Another article about those wacky French bishops who have an abnormally strong aversion for the Traditional Latin Mass. Article has a lot of spin, but at least it's spinning in the right direction.
French Bishops Increase Rebellion on TLM


November 8, 2006

A respected Cardinal has responded to those French bishops. The best quote coming, again, from Cardinal Francis Arinze, Those who think that Latin is not the official language of the Church and should not be used any more, simply do not understand things.
French Bishops Increase Rebellion on TLM


November 10, 2006

A recent French poll shows that there is more support for the Latin Mass from the faithful than French bishops might think.
French poll shows support for traditional Mass


November 19, 2006

More and more common these days, and increasingly underreported, hate crimes against Catholics continue.
St. Petersburg Police investigate hate crime at Catholic church


November 21, 2006

A neat little letter to the editor from Allison Park who reminds us that vocations are not just coming from developing nations.
Hearing God's call -- in Latin


December 3, 2006

It looks like Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Parish in Newton Upper Falls may be the new home of the Indult Latin Mass in the Boston diocese.
Parish may be home for Latin Mass


December 4, 2006

A rambling piece that gives a hint at the Catholic view on the Latin Mass in Trinidad and Tobago.
Mixed views over Latin in Church


December 12, 2006

Will a motu proprio make it a white Christmas for traditionalists? Cardinal Medina Estevez indicated that he did not anticipate further discussion of the matter by the Ecclesia Dei commission.
Ecclesia Dei commission discusses papal document


December 15, 2006

A brief update on the Latin Mass announcement as broken by the Catholic News Agency: not until after Christmas.
Tantalus goes Tridentine