No, Vatican II did not
ban the Traditional Latin Mass (the very idea of banning the ancient Mass seems
unimaginable/impossible!). As stated in Sacrosanctum Concilium...
faithful obedience to tradition, the sacred Council declares that Holy Mother
Church holds all lawfully recognized rites to be of equal right and dignity;
that she wishes to preserve them in the future and to foster them in every way."
(Second Vatican Council)
Also, Pope John Paul
II repeatedly expressed his desire that the faithful who choose to attend the
Traditional Latin Mass be accommodated, and Pope Benedict XVI formally stated
that the Traditional Latin Mass was "never abrogated" and was "always
If this Mass is not
available in your parish, be sure to request it from your pastor.
Note: The rites for
the other sacraments (including Baptism, Nuptial Masses, Requiems, etc. were
also not abrogated and, according to Pope Benedict XVI, may be requested from
your pastor (try
here for information).
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