Vocations Rise for Traditional Orders: 20% of Recent Ordinations in France Are for Traditional Priests

Fr. Zs blog: In contrast [to ordinary-rite ordinations], the “traditionalist” communities, where priests primarily celebrate Mass in the Old Rite, are continuing to grow. La Croix calculates that 20 per cent of new priests this year come from communities classed as “traditional” or “classical”.

These include three ordinations for the Institute of the Good Shepherd, two for the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter (FSSP) and two for the Institute of Christ the King. Younger priests are particularly well-represented among these groups. Read in full here.