5 Syro-Malabar bishops flay warning to priests over Holy Mass row

The bishops said it was a matter of worry that such a serious circular was issued without seeking the opinion of the synod.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 21, 2024 | 12:00 PMUpdatedJun 21, 2024 | 12:00 PM

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Five bishops of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church have disapproved of a circular issued by their church head warning that priests in the Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese protesting the changes to Holy Mass customs would be excommunicated. The bishops have alleged that the circular “smacks of the middle-age culture of the Church” and was issued without seeking the synod’s opinion.

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