Wednesday, November 22, 2006

'Una Voce' Ready To Assist Local Priests With Latin Mass

Una Voce America Eager for Increased Access to Traditional Latin Mass
Prepared to Assist Priests with Mass Rubrics

ST. CHARLES, MO. — Responding to recent news stories reporting a possible easing of restrictions on the celebration of the traditional Latin Mass, Una Voce America today reaffirmed its support for Pope Benedict XVI and announced that it is prepared to assist the pastors of the Church in facilitating the more frequent celebration of the traditional Mass.

Una Voce America is one of 26 national associations comprising the International Federation Una Voce, a lay apostolate founded in Rome in 1966. Una Voce (a Latin phrase meaning "with one voice") is dedicated to the preservation of the Roman rite of Mass as codified by Pope Pius V in the sixteenth century. Most Catholics today attend Mass according to the rite established by Pope Paul VI in 1969, which generally is celebrated in the everyday language of the people. The position of Una Voce is that those Catholics who wish to attend Mass in Latin according to the ancient rite should be permitted to do so, and the organization works within Church structures to increase the availability of this Mass...

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