Pope’s clampdown on Latin Mass praised as ‘prophetic,’ ripped as ‘cruel’

Pope’s clampdown on Latin Mass praised as ‘prophetic,’ ripped as ‘cruel’ The closing procession during a traditional Latin Mass July 1, 2021, at Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, New York. Photo: CNS
Pope Francis’s decision to restrict celebration of the pre-Vatican II Latin Mass, effectively rolling back wider permission granted under Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, is being met by predictably mixed reaction from Catholics around the globe, with some praising the move as prophetic and others calling it a stain on Francis’s legacy. Speaking to Crux, liturgy…
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