... to the article, "Hope and Hype for the FFI" (Dec. 16, 2013), by Michael J. Miller, at the request of the author:
The following inaccurate statement: “Finally, more than half (53
percent) said that relations with the Superior General of the Sisters’
Institute were problematic, and of them, 85 percent considered
extraordinary measures necessary,” should read: “Finally, more than half (53 percent) said that the Superior General’s relations with the Sisters’ Institute were problematic, and of them, 85 percent considered extraordinary measures necessary.”
The following inaccurate statement: “The Franciscan Sisters of the
Immaculate tried to modify their constitutions without seeking the
approval of Rome so that they could select their own spiritual directors
exclusively from among the Friars who promote the Extraordinary Form of
the Mass,” should read: “Fr. Volpi wrote in a ‘Reply of October
9, 2013,’ that ‘The General Chapter of the Female Institute presumed to
deliberate in a matter that does not fall within its competence
by modifying the norms that govern the appointment of friars
responsible for providing spiritual assistance in the religious houses
of the Sisters...’” [emphasis in the Italian original].
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