Tag Archives: SSPX

From Summorum pontificum to Traditionis custodes, or from the reserve to the zoo

From FSSPX News: Pope Francis yesterday published a motu proprio whose title could be full of hope: Traditionis custodes , “guardians of Tradition”. Knowing that it is addressed to the bishops, one could catch oneself dreaming: is Tradition in the process of recovering … Continue reading

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Does Pope Francis Want to Strengthen the Society of Saint Pius X?

From Gloria TV: If Francis were to restrict the Roman Mass, this would be an “abuse of power,” Bishop Schneider told @CatholicHack in a July 9 video interview. Forcing priests to preside the New Rite would be for Schneider a “violation of … Continue reading

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JUNE: Recite an Act of Reparation is for “the sins that continue to plague our world”

With many thanks to Fr Z for pointing us to the following invitation: The District Superior of the SSPX, Fr. John Fullerton, has asked in a newsletter that people pray an Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart during the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER Z: Does the SSPX “exercise legitimate ministries” or not?

From a reader at Fr Z’s Blog … QUAERITUR: I appreciate all of your hard work on the topic of the SSPX and just your whole candid approach to speaking clearly about topics that are otherwise ambiguous. I attend the … Continue reading

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What is the True “Status” of the SSPX?

[CP&S comment:  The tireless Father Z has written an outstanding clarification on the true status and current standing of the SSPX within the Church. His observations come from “personal experience… They are mostly terrific guys, dedicated, zealous for souls, hard … Continue reading

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Italy shuts down Masses, but leaves everything else going

From Fr Z’s blog: A reader sent me a link to the site of the SSPX in Italy. They have a statement in reaction to the government shut down of Masses till 1 March. As you know, there has been … Continue reading

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SSPX calls for worldwide days of Prayers, Sacrifices and Masses of Reparation on November 9th and 10th

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Pope Francis Has Fully Regularized the SSPX – James Bogle

Pope Francis has fully regularized the Society of St Pius X (SSPX), James Bogle, the ex-president of Una Voce International, told Gloria.tv (video HERE). Bogle stressed that the SSPX and the sacraments administrated by them, including marriages and confessions, have … Continue reading

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SSPX, 50 years of Vatican 2, and the Family Synod.

from: http://faithinourfamilies.com/2015/09/01/ Yesterday Pope Francis sent a letter to the President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, and made a completely unexpected announcement regarding the SSPX: “A final consideration concerns those faithful who for various reasons choose … Continue reading

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Interview with Cardinal Pell

In this interview published on October 28 by Vatican Insider, the cardinal comments on the recent meeting of the Council of Cardinals with Francis, the reform of the Roman Curia, and Lefebvrist leader Bishop Fellay’s attack on the Pope. GERARD … Continue reading

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Stop Shooting the Messenger, Please

from: http://unamsanctamcatholicam.blogspot.co.uk There is so much going on this week I don’t know where to start. Regarding the situation with the Franciscans of the Immaculate, I wanted to respond a fallacy I am seeing repeated on many Catholic blogs, so … Continue reading

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SSPX: “We do not have to accept Vatican II completely”.

By Cindy Wooden   Bishop Fellay (CNS photo) The leader of the traditionalist Society of St Pius X has said talks with the Vatican demonstrate that “Rome no longer makes total acceptance” of the teachings of the Second Vatican Council a … Continue reading

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Crunch time?

In amongst our comments, JabbaPappa reports: Le Figaro – “Rome and Écône on the verge of reaching an agreement” From major French daily Le Figaro, in an article signed by its main religion correspondent, Jean-Marie Guénois: Rome and Écône on … Continue reading

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Bishop Fellay of SSPX to go to Rome for doctrinal talks.

By Carol Glatz Bishop Fellay ordains a priest during a ceremony in Écône, Switzerland (CNS photo) The head of a group of traditionalist Catholics will meet Vatican officials on September 14 to continue a series of doctrinal discussions. The Vatican … Continue reading

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Pope May Offer the SSPX a Personal Ordinariate

A Personal Ordinariate for the Society of St. Pius X? Now that would be interesting!The following is taken from Tancred on the eponymousflowerblogspot.com. Msgr Galarreta leads Rome Talks for SSPX The Holy see is ascertaining the possibility of the unifying … Continue reading

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