Vatican Leaves Cardinal Sarah Out on a Limb. No Support

Catholic Culture: The Vatican has moved quickly to counteract a suggestion by Cardinal Robert Sarah that priests should celebrate Mass ad orientem.

Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office, issued a statement on July 11 saying that Cardinal Sarah’s address to a London conference had been “misinterpreted,” and emphasizing that there were no new official directives regarding the ad orientem posture. More here.

  • GeneDe

    Any surprises here? Nope.