Category Archives: SSPX

Another hurtful article by Nicole Winfield of AP about the SSPX

In his interview with the National Catholic Register, posted online in two parts on 2 and 4 October, the Prefect of the CDF, Archbishop Gerhard Müller said of the dealings of Rome and the SSPX:
“I believe that these problems will be resolved … Continue reading

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More on CDF Prefect Archbp. Müller and the SSPX

The other day I posted that the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbp. Gerhard Müller indicated about the SSPX in an interview with a German radio station that “I don’t think there will be any more new … Continue reading

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Prefect of CDF about SSPX and LCWR

The National Catholic Register (not the National catholic Reporter, aka Fishwrap) has an interview with the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbp. Gerhard Müller.   Part 1 HERE and part 2 HERE. The interview … Continue reading

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Prefect of CDF: No more talks with SSPX

Do you remember when I suggested that, if the SSPX continued to dictate terms to the Holy Father, one day his patience would end and they would wake up on the wrong side of the fence?
In an interview with German … Continue reading

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Translators “often” accidently leave things out. This time the lacuna concerns the SSPX and the Novus Ordo.

Translation can be hard.  Even when it isn’t, translators are sometimes rushed or tired.  However, it is good to pay attention to get all the words, especially those pesky little words that can change completely the sense of a sentence.
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SSPX Fr. Schmidberger interviewed

Over at Rorate our friends have posted the summary of an interview with SSPX German District Superior Fr. Schmidberger on the status quaestionis of their relations with Rome.  Here are two salient bits:
These additional requirements consist, according to Father, of the … Continue reading

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Will SSPX Bp. Williamson be expelled?

From CWN:
The controversial Bishop Richard Williamson may soon be dismissed from the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX), according to a leading Vatican journalist.
Citing a report on the German internet site Kreuz.net, Andrea Tornielli of La Stampa says that Bishop … Continue reading

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John Paul I was concerned about the SSPX

The intrepid Andrea Tornielli reports, as part of coverage of what would have been Papa Luciani’s (Pope John Paul I’s) 100th birthday, that the late Pontiff was very concerned about the followers of Archbp. Lefebvre and the “rip” in the … Continue reading

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D. Springfield, MA – 5 Aug: 1st Solemn TLM since… well… since the ’60′s.

For your Brick by Brick file this is from a reader:
On Sunday, August 5, at 10:30 am, a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be held at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 84 K Street, Turners Falls, Montague, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How many priests are in the SSPX?

The SSPX says that they now have 569 priests.
Remember that the SSPX, or FSSPX, is a “priestly fraternity”, a “society of priests”.  Lay people don’t belong to the SSPX, though there are some associated groups.

Meanwhile, Benedict XVI is the Pope … Continue reading

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