Joseph Shaw

Benedict XVI hoped that liberating the Old Mass would heal divisions. But not everyone shares his view

This account of ‘infiltration’ is fair-minded but sloppy, says Joseph Shaw

An unlikely intervention by England’s cultural luminaries rescued the Tridentine Mass from threatened extinction

The cultural and artistic value of chant exercises a powerful attraction

Ember days are a particularly ancient and rich part of the Church’s liturgical patrimony

A parish that segregates people who had the temerity to produce children doesn’t deserve another generation of members