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... to the article, "Hope and Hype for the FFI" (Dec. 16, 2013), by Michael J. Miller, at the request of the author:

1. 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.”

2. 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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