Appealing to need for unity, pope restores limits on pre-Vatican II Mass

Saying he was acting for the good of the unity of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has restored limits on the celebration of the Mass according to the Roman Missal in use before the Second Vatican Council, overturning or severely restricting permissions St. John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI had given to celebrate the so-called Tridentine-rite Mass.

Beer, brats and … Luther

Christ Church Newman Center will host a four-part series on Luther and the Reformation which will visit documents of the Second Vatican Council and the religious genius of Martin Luther.