Coronation of King Charles III: A guide to the Christian and Catholic symbols in the coronation

Coronation of King Charles III: A guide to the Christian and Catholic symbols in the coronation

CNA—King Charles III will be crowned on Saturday in Westminster Abbey in the first royal coronation since that of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, 70 years ago. The coronation will be a Christian service, centered on the celebration of holy communion in an Anglican (Church of England) liturgy. Originally centered on the Catholic Eucharist But…

The Splendor of the O Antiphons

The Splendor of the O Antiphons

Each day from Dec. 17 through Christmas, the Catholic Business Journal will post the “O Antiphon” for that day. Below is the first of these antiphons, followed by a wonderful article by Fr. Juan Diego of the Norbertines. Enjoy! —ed. O ANTIPHON — December 17: O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi provsti, attingens a fine…

Beginning December 17:  The beautiful “O Antiphons” of Advent

Beginning December 17: The beautiful “O Antiphons” of Advent

“Gazing afar off, behold I see the power of God coming, and a cloud covering all the land. Go out to meet him and say: tell me if you are the one who is to reign over the people Israel.” So sounds the cry of the world before Christ, a cry placed on the lips…

FSSP says Pope Francis has issued decree confirming its use of 1962 liturgical books

FSSP says Pope Francis has issued decree confirming its use of 1962 liturgical books

CNA—Pope Francis has issued a decree confirming that the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) can continue to use the liturgical books in force in 1962, according to the traditionalist group. In a communique published Feb. 21, the FSSP said that Pope Francis met with two members of the priestly fraternity for nearly an hour,…

What is the FSSP?

What is the FSSP?

The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP, which corresponds to the Latin Fraternitas Sacerdotalis Sancti Petri) is a clerical Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right, canonically erected by Pope St. John Paul II in 1988. Their priests serve in apostolates across the world, with the faithful celebration of the traditional Mass and Sacraments (Extraordinary…

2,800 Catholics sign Traditional Latin Mass petition delivered to Arlington bishop

2,800 Catholics sign Traditional Latin Mass petition delivered to Arlington bishop

CNA—Nearly 2,800 supporters of the Traditional Latin Mass have signed a petition addressed to Bishop Michael Burbidge (featured image) of Arlington in Virginia. The organizer tells Catholic News Agency (CNA) he delivered that petition to the bishop’s office on Monday. The document asks Burbidge to lift restrictions he recently imposed on the celebration of the…

10th annual Traditional Latin Mass pilgrimage to Rome

10th annual Traditional Latin Mass pilgrimage to Rome

CNA—The 10th annual Populus Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage, dedicated to evangelization through the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass, took place in Rome Oct. 29-31. Around 500 priests, seminarians, religious, and laity took part in the international pilgrimage, which included a Eucharistic procession to the Vatican, followed by the celebration of a Solemn High Mass at…

Cardinal Bo and Cardinal Sarah among speakers at Budapest International Eucharistic Congress

Cardinal Bo and Cardinal Sarah among speakers at Budapest International Eucharistic Congress

More than 25 cardinals and bishops will take part in the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, which will include Cardinal Charles Maung Bo and Cardinal Robert Sarah among its speakers. The International Eucharistic Congress, a celebration of the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist with participants from across the world, will take place…

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