Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment: The Pugin Pontificate

Liberation!  I have long been uneasy about the arbitrary provision in Summorum Pontificum that the normative form of the Authentic Version of the Roman Rite should be that of 1962. I suppose Benedict XVI was being kind to Archbishop Lefebvre, who, after some variations, settled, in the mid-seventies, for 1962. But now! … marvellous!! … PF, with his generously reiterated abrogations, has liberated us from all the Ratzinger provisions!!! We are now in a happy period of freedom. Broad Sunlit Uplands territory! Bound no longer to ‘1962’, we are at liberty to use … for example … the 1939 rite as provided in the St Lawrence Press Ordo. Or any other …

Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment: The Pugin Pontificate

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