New Vatican document on extraordinary form of the Mass (full text)
May 13, 2011
With the approval of Pope Benedict XVI, the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei has released Universae Ecclesiae, an instruction on the application of Pope Benedict’s 2007 motu proprio Summorum Pontificum. The instruction, released on May 13, was dated April 30 and signed by Cardinal William Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the commission’s president.
- Full text of instruction
- Summary of the document (Holy See, scroll down for English)
- Pope Benedict: Summorum Pontificum
- Pope Benedict: Letter to the Bishops on the Occasion of the Publication of Summorum Pontificum