martedì 27 giugno 2017

La Croix
(Massimo Faggioli) This coming July 7th will mark the tenth anniversary of Benedict XVI’s “motu proprio” Summorum Pontificum, a document that liberalized the use of the Roman liturgy as it celebrated prior to the reforms following the Second Vatican Council (1962-65). This is one of Pope Benedict’s acts that is destined to have a deep and long-term impact on the life of the Church. The 2007 “motu proprio” addressed the concerns of certain groups of traditionalist Catholics that were very small, marginal and barely visible. Summorum Pontificum and Joseph Ratzinger changed their situation considerably. (...)