Traditionis custodes : tel est l'incipit du document par lequel François annule impérativement le précédent Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum de Benoît XVI. Le ton presque moqueur de la citation pompeuse de Lumen Gentium n'aura pas échappé à l'attention : au moment même où Bergoglio reconnaît les évêques comme les gardiens de la Tradition, il leur demande d'empêcher son expression priante la plus élevée et la plus sacrée.
Traditionis custodes: this is the incipit of the document with which Francis imperiously cancels the previous Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum of Benedict XVI. The almost mocking tone of the bombastic quotation from Lumen Gentium will not have escaped notice: just when Bergoglio recognizes the Bishops as guardians of the Tradition, he asks them to obstruct its highest and most sacred expression of prayer.
Never as in this era have we seen that the destiny of the whole world, and in particular of Europe and Western nations, is irremediably marked by all these elements which are a prelude to its fall and its ruin.
'The one who sits in Rome is surrounded by immoral persons who wink at LGBTQ+ movements and hypocritically simulate a welcome and an inclusivity that betrays their choice of field and their sinful tendencies. There is no more courage; there is no more fidelity to Christ...'
'Let us pray that the Divine Majesty ... will deign to enlighten the Sacred Pastors so that they desist from their purpose and indeed promote the Tridentine Mass for the good of Holy Church and for the glory of the Most Holy Trinity.'