Saturday, November 17, 2007

Summorum Pontificum Clarification Document by Christmas?

Thanks to one of our German readers and by way of the Papa Ratzinger blog comes the suggestion that the Ecclesia Dei Commission will publish explanatory guidelines on the implementation of Summorum Pontificum sometime before Christmas.

In reference to a recent report in The Tablet it is suggested that this past Thursday's meeting between the Pope and Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos, the President of the Ecclesia Dei Commission, was pertaining to this document:

It is being suggested that this document will address matters such as what is meant by a stable group. One hopes as well that it will clarify a number of other issues, including the question of the vernacular readings.

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