Friday 6 July 2007

Summorum Pontificum: Motu Proprio for the Liberalisation of the Roman Missal of 1962

Pope Benedict XVI's Motu Proprio liberalising the Classical Roman Rite according to the Roman Missal of 1962, was released on 7 July 2007.

The text of the Holy Father's explanatory letter to Bishops is here

And the unofficial English translation of the offical Latin version of the Motu Proprio is available courtesy of Rorate Caeli here: