Why did the Pope restrict the Tridentine rite? “Many faithful of a traditionalist mindset were given to hope that the liturgical reform [of Vatican II] would gradually be rolled back...They were misled," says Anthony Ruff OSB, adding "A parallel Church has arisen."
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The Old Rite restricted

21 July 2021, The Tablet A woman receives Communion from a priest during a traditional Latin Mass Photo: CNS, Gregory A. Shemitz In another defining …
Technically, he didn't. He allowed the bishops to once again restrict TLM and then made it clear he approves of them doing so. But he can, in truth, say his hands are clean, even if his heart is blackened.