Reporter: Does this mean that the Mass said of Saint Pius V has never truly been abolished?
Ranjith: The fact that the Holy See has recently approved the foundation, in Bordeaux, of a Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right characterized by the fact that it exclusively uses the pre-Conciliar liturgical books [Rorate Note: the Institute of the Good Shepherd] is to signify in an unequivocal way that the Mass of Saint Pius V cannot be considered as abolished by the new Missal, said of Paul VI.
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Tuesday, October 17, 2006
VATICAN: Tridentine Mass "Cannot" be Abolished by New Missal
The following is from the Vatican Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship, Archbishop Ranjith...