Category Archives: Pope of Christian Unity

CNA: A rabbi sticks up for the SSPX and says to trust Pope Benedict.

This is pretty interesting. From CNA with my emphases: Trust Pope’s judgment on SSPX deal, senior rabbi says By David Kerr Rome, Italy, May 18, 2012 / 06:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A leading American rabbi and Holocaust refugee says people … Continue reading

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VIDEO: CNS interview with SSPX Bp. Fellay

A few days ago I posted about the interview by Catholic News Service with SSPX Bp. Bernard Fellay. The video is posted. [wp_youtube]DdnJigNzTuY[/wp_youtube] Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity!

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SSPX Bishop Fellay in Rome for the vigil of the decision of the cardinals

I had read this on La Stampa, the Italian daily, through the scribal services of the intrepid Andrea Tornielli.  However, knowing that it was on La Stampa, I figured it would also be on Rorate.  I was not wrong. You … Continue reading

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SSXP Bp. Fellay speaks with Catholic News Service (no, really!) about the present outlook

I have been praying for a positive outcome for the SSPX with the Holy Father.  I think I will add some fasting.  I will also say a votive Mass of the Holy Spirit soon for this intention. From CNS.   … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: A Decree about Heroic Virtues and the extension of a Saint’s cult to the universal Church

The cause for beatification of a Servant of God important for the north-central United States had a big step forward today. I read in the Bolletino today that His Holiness of our Lord promulgated a decree from the Congregation for … Continue reading

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Secretary of the Pont. Council for Legislative Texts on SSPX: no problems with doctrine

Our friends at Rorate, always on top of these things, has this: Bp. Arrieta Ochoa, of “Legislative Texts”: “No doctrinal problems with SSPX; we were able to clarify them” The Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict may make his SSPX decision before the end of May

Our friends at Rorate, who are always on top of these things, posted that – according to a French news source – the Holy Father may make a decision about the SSPX before the end of May. From the French-language … Continue reading

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SSPX USA District Superior: “double your efforts in the Rosary Crusade”

The District Superiors of the SSPX are one by one having their say about the present situation of the SSPX in light of the Holy See’s (the Holy Father’s) outreach. The German Superior HERE and the BeNeLux HERE. The US … Continue reading

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SSPX BeNeLux District Superior: Archbp. Lefebvre “would have accepted a canonical recognition”

As usual our friends at Rorate are on top of all things SSPX.  I read on their site: SSPX Benelux District Superior: Abp. Lefebvre “would have accepted a canonical recognition” […] As a good “soldier of Christ”, who knew that he would … Continue reading

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SSPX German District Superior: “If Rome now calls us back out of exile…”

In the April Mitteilungsblatt (newsletter) of the SSPX in Germany, the District Superior (former Superior General) of the SSPX, Fr. Franz Schmidberger, wrote: […] Wenn Rom uns nun aus dem Exil zurückruft, in das wir 1975 mit der Aberkennung der Approbation … Continue reading

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SSPXers examining their consciences

Be sure to check out this post on Rorate. It seems that priests within the SSPX are doing some self-examinations. From the May 2012 issue of Seignadou, the newsletter of the chaplaincy of the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) … Continue reading

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The Pope of Christian Unity’s most recent concrete gesture

Back when, we knew that something was going on within the CDF for Anglicans who desired closer unity with Peter, but we didn’t know what.  There was a sense that the Holy Father must really want something important to happen for … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI explains to German bishops what the “pro multis” really says.

The Holy Father has explained to the bishops of German-speaking countries what the prayer really says. Just as the document Liturgiam authenticam required a revision the English liturgical texts, all the different languages need revision, including German.  You may recall that the … Continue reading

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Out with the bad air, in with the good. Another point about the LCWR and their future.

There is an Italian proverb that when a door closes a window opens elsewhere in the house. NCR’s McElewee is really burning up his keyboard as he posts notes on the Fishwrap‘s site. The latest picks up on what we … Continue reading

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Happy 7th Anniversary to Pope Benedict XVI!

Today is the 7th anniversary of the election of Benedict XVI. Ad multos annos! Please pray for the Holy Father, today and every day. Do you remember where you were when you heard the news? I ask this every year … Continue reading

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