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LEX ORANDI WITHOUT LEX CREDENDI - Comment upon the suppression of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei

As we were promised, the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei has been suppressed, and its tasks and duties will now pass to a future section of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The Motu Proprio published on 19 January confirms in several parts that which had already been announced as a fait accompli.
Fabio Adernò, an Italian barrister who has written for the site Messa in Latino [here], says that «the only thing which has really changed today is the heading on the notepaper.» If I may say so, this is wishful thinking and we shall soon see why. As Steve Skojek rightly says in a tweet, when Bergoglio does something which seems perfectly innocuous we should be very suspicious. We should be extremely suspicious when a purely administrative act of government foreshadows yet another reduction in the liturgical freedoms already given to conservatives: this is something we see happening avery day in the new church. Those who say that we should accept Vatican II as the price we ha…

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