The Vatican published the standard edition of Praedicate Evangelium that serves as a reference for translations into other languages on March 31. The few changes include reference to the extraordinary form.
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‘Praedicate evangelium’ comes into force on June 5, the Solemnity of Pentecost.
Addressing the use of the term 'extraordinary form,' Bishop Mellino said that article 93 should have been reformulated before its publication.
The rector also informed that "the rotation of special Masses on Saturdays will be modified so that celebration of Novus Ordo Mass in Latin will replace the former ‘Extraordinary Form’ Mass.”
For 14 years, Benedict XVI’s hoped-for interchange between the ordinary and extraordinary forms of the Mass. In many parishes that coexistence had been taking place.
The cardinal said he thinks Mass in the extraordinary form “is not divisive, on the contrary it unites us to our brothers and sisters of all ages, to the saints and martyrs of all times, to those who have fought for their faith and who have found in it an inexhaustible spiritual nourishment.”
The Holy Father reportedly told Italian bishops at a closed-door session of their plenary meeting on Monday that the document is in its third draft.
In the document, bishops are asked to say whether they personally use the 1962 Missal and what advice they would offer about the extraordinary form.