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English bishop establishes first traditionalist parish

September 10, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England has established a parish dedicated to the extraordinary form of the Mass: the first such parish in the United Kingdom. The parish of St. John Fisher, in Reading, will be served by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Sep. 10, 2018 6:03 PM ET USA

    Really great news. The best part about this accomplishment is that the FSSP is an expanding order of priests and parishes served. Our most significant problem has been finding a permanent place to hang our hat within a given diocese. It took us 3 years.