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The traditional Requiem is unremittingly bracing, calling us to contemplate the fearful mystery of death

‘They are neither nostalgic nor embittered nor encumbered by the ecclesiastical battles of recent decades’

Here’s how the Catholic Herald greeted the release of Summorum Pontificum in July 2007

What matters most is the enrichment of the Novus Ordo, which can happen independently of any changes to the Old Rite

Despite predictions of chaos and division, Pope Benedict’s Motu Proprio has enriched the church

Bishop Mark O’Toole praises ‘the fidelity of those who like to attend Mass in the Extraordinary Form’

The Bishop of Portsmouth on making converts, his teenage crisis of faith and his outspoken opposition to same-sex marriage

Mass in Latin unified the world Church: the vernacular has Balkanised it

All the same, I am profoundly grateful for what we now have. Never again ‘And also with you’

If you want a complete new rite Latin liturgy you have to go either to the very top or bottom of Britain