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URGENT: Share petition asking the Pope to reconsider the clamp down on the Latin Mass

Pope Francis has issued a new decree, “Traditiones Custodes,” severely restricting the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM). In it, he effectively does away with Pope Benedict’s protection of it, handing bishops in every diocese the right to suppress it, while demanding new priests get permission from their bishop and the Vatican to offer …

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Unprecedented Response from The Faith Community Rejects The PEPUDA Amendment Bill

There has been unprecedented opposition from South Africa’s faith community to the highly controversial PEPUDA Amendment Bill. The Department of Justice had told Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) that they would consider all comments received until 30 June 2021. By the end of 30 June, the combined FOR SA and DearSA platform had logged nearly 90,000 submissions. Read …

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