Hervé Yannou, at the Vatican, Published March 3 2007, from the French daily Le Figaro, via "For the Record - Le Figaro: the document is on the Pope's desk," Rorate Caeli, March 3, 2007:
Rorate Caeli also offers, in a post entitled "For the Record - Schmitz: Motu proprio 'is ready'" (Marcy 30, 2007), some excerpts of Brian Mershon's report on a recent conference by Mgr. Michael Schmitz, United States Provincial of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (ICRSS), published by Envoy Magazine:
"The project of a pontifical decree liberalizing the celebration of the Mass in Latin according to the ancient rite has not been shelved. The document is on the desk of Benedict XVI. ...
The rebellion of the French episcopate at the time of the first news on the document last fall had deeply affected the Pope.... He could make it public particularly following the publication of the final text of the Synod on the Eucharist .... "
On the "Motu priprio":Read the whole post at Musings of a Pertinacious Papist
“I can tell you that the document is ready,” he said. “The person who is responsible for it does not want to discuss it any longer,” Schmitz added.
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