The message to Catholic traditionalists in Southwest England was blunt, yet pointed.

Because of the new “Traditionis Custodes” (“Guardians of the Tradition”) document from Pope Francis, and the wishes of Bishop Declan Lang of the Diocese of Clifton, the upcoming “Latin Mass at Glastonbury will be the final Latin Mass here.”

Terry Mattingly leads GetReligion.org and lives in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is a senior fellow at the Overby Center at the University of Mississippi.