Saturday, December 14, 2013

Pope Francis cracks down on a traditionalist order

— Pope Francis may have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year, but he has come under scathing criticism from a growing number of traditionalist Catholics for cracking down on a religious order that celebrates the old Latin Mass. The case has become a flashpoint in the ideological tug-of-war going on in the Catholic Church over Francis' revolutionary agenda, which has thrilled progressives and alarmed some conservatives.

The matter concerns the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, a small but growing order of several hundred priests, seminarians and nuns that was founded in Italy in 1990 as an offshoot of the larger Franciscan order of the pope's namesake, St. Francis of Assisi.
Read the rest here.
HT: Rorate Caeli

This strikes me as an unusually fair article devoid of the usual cultish fawning from the MSM for the new Pope.

1 comment:

Patricius said...

The more I hear about pope Bogroll, the more I like him.