Classical Roman Rite

The Classical Roman Rite

Below are links to information about the Classical Roman Rite. We will continue to update these links on a regular basis, so please check back frequently.

Universae Ecclesiae (2011)

Summorum Pontificum, Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XVI given Motu Proprio (2007)

“Letter Of His Holiness Benedict XVI To The Bishops On The Occasion Of The Publication Of The Apostolic Letter “Motu Proprio Data” Summorum Pontificum (2007)

Ecclesia Dei, Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II given Motu Proprio (1988)

Doctrines and decrees of the Council of Trent (1521)

Sacrosanctum Concilium, (Constitution of the Sacred Liturgy), pastoral document of the Second Vatican Council on the (1963)

Mysterium Ecclesiae (Responses To Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church), Congregation for the Defense of the Faith (1973)

Ecclesia de Eucharistia (On the Eucharist in its relationship to the Church), Encyclical Letter of Pope John Paul II (2003)

Redemptiones Sacramenentum (Instructions on certain matters to be observed or to be avoided regarding the Most Holy Eucharist), Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (2004)

Mediator Dei, Encyclical on Sacred Liturgy, Pope Pius XII (1947)

Humani Generis, Encyclical of Pope Pius XII Concerning Some False Opinions Threatening To Undermine The Foundations Of Catholic Doctrine (1950)

“Worthiness to Receive Communion: General Principles,” Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (2004)

Address on Liturgy before the synod of the bishops of Chile, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (1988)

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