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Vatican survey asks bishops to comment on Summorum Pontificum

April 23, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The Vatican has sent out a survey to the world’s bishops, asking for their comments on the effects of Summorum Pontificum, the document with which Pope Benedict XVI opened a path to wider use of the traditional Latin liturgy. The survey sent out by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, asks bishops, “does it respond to a true pastoral need?” and “what is your advice about the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite?”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Apr. 25, 2020 1:42 PM ET USA

    Do you think the intent of the survey is to support or suppress the extraordinary form? Or is it a simple matter of curiosity? One would hope that one of the fastest growing sectors of the Church would be promoted as a good example of evangelization to her own and to seekers alike.