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The Roman Rite

Since the summer of 2007, there are 2 officially recognized "uses" of the Roman rite in the Roman Catholic Church, the "Extraordinary use" (1570 - 1962) and the "Ordinary use" (1969 - Now).

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  • The Latin Rite Mass - What was in use in the Roman Catholic Church until Vatican II, and still used by a number of traditionalist communities. In 1969 Pope St. Paul VI replaced it by a newly composed Novus Ordo.

Non-Roman Latin Rites