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French Archbishop to Expel Traditional Priestly Fraternity in Anticipation of New Papal Decree

French Archbishop to Expel Traditional Priestly Fraternity in Anticipation of New Papal Decree

A French archbishop who plans to expel a traditional priestly fraternity from his diocese because they won’t concelebrate Masses has said he took the decision in anticipation of a new decree, or motu proprio, that Pope Francis is reported to be preparing to publish.  “You will have

When bishops debate unity, are they talking about ‘accompaniment’ or ‘accommodation’?

When bishops debate unity, are they talking about ‘accompaniment’ or ‘accommodation’?

Last week’s USCCB session saw the nation’s bishops divided in a fractious discussion over — of all topics — Christian unity. The conversation, ironically, served mostly to highlight disagreement among the bishops over what ecclesial unity really is, and what it takes to achieve it.