Item 152 - Bishop Lindsay: Message - warning against attending unofficial Latin Mass

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GB ARCHON 2913 DEA-05-01-02-01-152

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Bishop Lindsay: Message - warning against attending unofficial Latin Mass

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  • 22 July 1976 (Creation)

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1 side; typescript

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(1927-2009)

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20 June 1927, born in Newcastle upon Tyne. Education: St. Charles’, Gosforth, St. Andrew’s, Newcastle, St. Cuthbert’s Grammar School. Ushaw Colled from 1943 but conscripted for military service in the RAF until 1948 when he returned to Ushaw.
19 July 1953, ordained
11 December 1969, ordained bishop.
12 December 1974, Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle
20 March 1992, resigned and succeeded by Bishop Ambrose Griffiths; became chaplain to the Augustinian Sisters at Grange-over-Sands
19 January 2009, died.

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pre-2018: DOM

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RCDEA Archive

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Expectation that priests and laity obey and respect the Pope and Bishops and celebrate Mass and Sacraments in the Church's way. Warning against attending an unofficial Latin Mass. Establishes that Archbishop Lefebvre and supporters are opposed to Vatican II and are operating outside the orders of the Pope and Bishops. To attend their Mass is to risk parting company with the Pope and the Catholic Church.

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A4

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Draft

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