The warnings, which had been recurrent for some time, had not made the priest, who despite everything has continued to say Mass according to the ancient rite, give up. The last chapter [took place] last Wednesday, when he was beaten up by a 'faithful' in the town's rectory in the presence of his aged mother. The beating led to bruising on his back; having been sent to the emergency room of Borgo San Lorenzo, he was medicated.
The news item was published today in the Giornale della Toscana; the accusations made against Father Hernán are those of scattering the flock; above all, he is not forgiven for distributing communion in the mouth [to the] kneeling [faithful], instead of on the hand, in the same manner as Benedict XVI. For others, the Italian-Argentine priest has only brought back some sacred austerity to the parish, excluding guitars from the functions and bringing back to within the walls of the church the ancient Gregorian chant.
FLORENCE, July 26 - (Adnkronos) -''No more Latin Masses.'' The discontent of a parishioner for liturgical guidance of a priest found to be too conservative in Mugello, led the faithful to move from words to facts and to attack the priest, who injured his shoulder judged heal within a few days. And 'success Wednesday' last year, and the news is reported today in the pages of 'Il Giornale della Toscana'. The victim and 'the priest Don Italo-Argentine Hernan Garcias Pardo, pastor of St. Michael in Ronta, in the province and diocese of Florence.
The priest, who was once challenged by a group of faithful why 'and' back to celebrate Mass in the Tridentine rite, Wednesday 'and' aggreditro was at the rectory to her sisters and elderly mother. Don Pardo and Garcias' medical care utilization of hospital in Borgo San Lorenzo. The aggressor 'was denounced by the police for beatings.