UK cultural grandees urge Vatican to keep TLM in new ‘Agatha Christie’ letter

(The Pillar. Luke Coppen).

In a letter to the Times of London, published July 3, more than 40 signatories, Catholic and non-Catholic  — including “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes, human rights activist Bianca Jagger, and opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa — lamented “worrying reports from Rome that the Latin Mass is to be banished from nearly every Catholic church.” “We implore the Holy See to reconsider any further restriction of access to this magnificent spiritual and cultural heritage,” said the letter, also signed by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, historian Tom Holland, and Princess Michael of Kent, a member of Britain’s royal family.

Continue reading..