Author: Gary Campbell

Something Worse than Unsatisfactory Liturgy

In my last article, I discussed the dangers of traditionalism and finished by promising to address the traditionalist anxiety about change and instability, especially in the liturgy. Many traditionalists make no attempt to appreciate the significance of the Second Vatican...

Something Worse than Unsatisfactory Liturgy

Traditionalism, heresy, and the power of the colanders

What’s the big deal about traditionalism? Surely it’s harmless enough? If people want their smells and bells, why not? Who knows? Maybe some of that old fashioned Catholicism will rub off on the modernized Church. Well…. as an ex-priest of...

Traditionalism, heresy, and the power of the colanders

Summorum Pontificum: An Unforced Error

When I first read Summorum Pontificum in 2007, I remember thinking ‘This is not going to end well.’ Before I go on, I must explain that years ago I was a priest of the Society of Saint Pius X, until...

Summorum Pontificum: An Unforced Error