Bishop Paprocki dispenses Springfield parishes from restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass
Is Canon 87 an escape clause for bishops opposed to Traditionis Custodes?

In a July 19 decree, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, a canon lawyer, dispensed two parishes in his diocese from an article of Pope Francis’ July 16 motu proprio, meaning they will be allowed to continue to celebrate

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Unanswered questions of Pope’s motu proprio
What about catechesis, where should traditional Masses be said, does 'should' mean 'must', will seminarians avoid dioceses, other sacraments affected?

We all woke up on Friday, July 16, to yet another example of Papa Bergoglio’s heavy-handedness with the promulgation of his latest motu proprio, Traditionis Custodes, reversing the legislation of his predecessors, St. John Paul II (1984 and 1988) and

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Pope Francis enacts major canon law reforms
Concerns about attempted ordination of women, recording of confessions, and sacrilegious consecration of the Eucharistic species

The Vatican published Tuesday major revisions to Book VI of the Code of Canon Law, which covers penal law in the Church, including sanctions related to clerical sexual abuse.

Pope Francis introduced the

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