I'm looking to categorize some Tridentine Latin Rite Catholic Churches and read in this category - https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Category:Catholic_Church - a statement that is broad and therefore I consider to be problematic and I so I am seeking to bring this to the attention of those with an interest.
As the term Catholic Church is used on Wikitree, it does not include
* Tridentine Latin Rite Catholic Church
Categories for these excluded churches not in communion with the Pope in Rome should be separate subcategories under Category: Catholicism when they are created.
The problem I see is that there are Tridentine Latin Rite Catholic Churches in full communion, partial communion and no communion with the Pope in Rome and lumping them all together is problematic. The above quoted statement will be incorrect and offensive to some while to others it will be welcomed and true.
Those in Full communion can be further broken down into sub-groups:-
* Catholic Churches where Tridentine Latin Rite Masses are said under direct authority of the local Ordinary (Bishop) and have Ordinary Jurisdiction in all the Catholic Sacraments,
* Tridentine Latin Rite Churches run by priests of Tridentine Latin Rite priestly societies, such as the Fraternity of Saint Peter who operate with the permission of Rome and the local Ordinary (Bishop) and have Ordinary Jurisdiction in all the Catholic Sacraments,
* Churches where Tridentine Latin Rite Masses are said by the religious of instituted traditional monasteries, such as the Institute of Christ the King who operate with the permission of Rome and have Ordinary Jurisdiction in most if not all the Catholic Sacraments,
Those in Partial communion can be further broken down into sub-groups that may be harder to define because their canonical situation may be under temporary sanction (fluid) or subjected to the judgement of differing personal opinions:-
* Tridentine Latin Rite Churches of priestly Societies canonically established but under some sort of Canonical sanction but which still have Jurisdiction (Papal mandate and Supplied) over some or all of the Catholic Sacraments, For example Society of St Pius X which was canonically established, but is only partially in communion with the Pope of Rome because of disobedience and the resulting canonical sanction but they continue to operate outside of Ordinary Jurisdiction but with however Jurisidiction over some Catholic Sacraments (ie confession) due to direct mandate of Pope Francis and access what is called Supplied Jurisdiction for the other Catholic Sacraments.
* Tridentine Latin Rite Churches of Bishops and priestly groups not canonically established but who recognize Francis as the Pope of Rome but because of disobedience to the Pope and Local Ordinary are under canonical sanction but which still have access to Supplied Jurisdiction over some or all of the Catholic Sacraments, For example Marion Corps of St Pius X, which is made up of former priests expelled or split without doctrinal change from the SSPX.
Those Not in communion with Pope in Rome can be further broken down into sub-groups but probably for this instance it too technical and is unnecessary. These groups do not recognize Pope Francis as their Pope (or some that he is not a pope at all) and for various reasons either declare there is no current Pope, or there is a Pope but is someone else that they have nominated either as known(named), hidden(not publicly revealed) or unknown. Examples of such groups are CRMI and Society of St Pius V.
It has been brought to my attention that this quoted statement above, ie. that "the term Catholic Church is used on Wikitree, it does not include, Tridentine Latin Rite Catholic Churches", is grossly historically inaccurate as it is likely that most of the people on wikitree who have been categorized as belonging to any of the various Catholic Churches categorized here did infact attend Tridentine [Latin Rite] masses as the usual and only mass at the Catholic Church at which they belonged. This applies to almost all Roman Catholic churches prior to 1970.