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Fr. Sixto Eduardo Varela Santamaría has been suspended by the Bishop of the Diocese of Alajuela in Costa Rica after the priest said Mass in the Ordinary Form in Latin and ad orientem.

Costa Rican bishop suspends priest for saying Ordinary Form Mass in Latin and ad orientem

Aug 21, 2021

By ACI Prensa

In a WhatsApp voice message obtained by ACI Prensa, Fr. Sixto Eduardo Varela Santamaría insisted that "since the Bishop's decree... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, says Mass in the London Oratory, July 6, 2016.

Boise bishop bans 'ad orientem' posture in 'ordinary form' Masses

Apr 1, 2020

By JD Flynn

The Bishop of Boise told priests last month that Mass in the diocese should not be celebrated in the ad... Read more

Cardinal Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, says Mass in the London Oratory for the Sacra Liturgia conference, July 6, 2016.

Cardinal Sarah encourages priests to celebrate Mass facing east

Jul 6, 2016

Cardinal Robert Sarah on Tuesday appealed to priests throughout the world to begin saying Mass facing the same direcation as... Read more