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Catholic Connection – July 19, 2021 – Hour 2

Dr. Matthew Bunson discusses the new motu proprio from Pope Francis on the extraordinary form of the mass. Tom Nash talks about the importance of taking Jesus to the streets in the form of eucharistic procession.


Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 & 3 – Pope Francis issues restrictions on extraordinary form Masses in new motu proprio

Pope Francis has promulgated a new set of norms that significantly restrict the permission of priests to offer the Mass in the Extraordinary Form. Matthew Bunson explains the latest.

For the past 20 years, Dr. Matthew E. Bunson has been active in the area of Catholic social communications and education, including writing, editing, and teaching on a variety of topics related to Church history, the papacy, the saints and Catholic culture. He is faculty chair at Catholic Distance University, a senior fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, and the author or co-author of over 50 books.

Pope Francis issues restrictions on extraordinary form Masses in new motu proprio

Catholics react to Pope Francis’ sweeping restrictions on extraordinary form Masses


Segment 4 – Takin’ Jesus to the Streets

“Do we really believe Jesus is really present in the Blessed Sacrament? Then let’s act like it. The world needs our witness.” Tom Nash explains.

Tom Nash is a Contributing Apologist and Speaker for Catholic Answers, as well as a Contributor for both the National Catholic Register and Catholic World Report. He has served the Church professionally for more than 30 years, including eight as a Theology Advisor at EWTN. He is the author of The Biblical Roots of the Mass (Sophia Institute Press) and What Did Jesus Do: The Biblical Roots of the Catholic Church (Catholic Answers Press), and 20 Answers: The Rosary (published Catholic Answers Press).

Takin’ Him to the Streets




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