Category Archives: Ecclesiae unitatem

Pope Francis slaps down those who resist the Holy Spirit

Pope Francis has been saying Mass semi-publicly in the chapel of the Casa S. Marta, where he has been living.  He has been giving a “fervorino” at Mass, that is, a brief, usually off the cuff, sermon.  So far, there … Continue reading

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A note about the SSPX and their status in the Church (or not!)

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I have been getting email from fans of the SSPX who object to my saying that the SSPX needs to be reconciled with the Roman Pontiff.  They object to my claim that they do not … Continue reading

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Curious Curial Moves, including Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” and Cong. Divine Worship

Interesting news.
American Archbishop Augustine DiNoia, O.P., is moving from the Congregation for Divine Worship to be the Vice President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“.
I am not sure where the present Secretary Msgr. Pozzo is going… or if he is … Continue reading

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Msgr. Bux to SSPX: “Come take part in this blessed future in which we can already foresee dawn, despite the persistent darkness. “

Monsignor Nicola Bux, a consultor to the CDF and to the Office of Pontifical Ceremonies, etc., (originator of what I call the Bux Protocol - which every priest and bishop should remember that people may invoke!) has written a letter to … Continue reading

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REVIEW: FSSP TLM ORDO

The nice people at the Fraternity of St. Peter’s offices sent me a copy of their Ordo.
I looked at the Angelus Press Ordo recently and posted about it.
My initial observations about the FSSP Ordo are a) the FSSP is in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Does the SSPX say the Ordinary Form is invalid or not legitimate?

Universae Ecclesiae 8 says that those who request Mass and the sacraments in the Extraordinary Form “must not in any way support or belong to groups which show themselves to be against the validity or legitimacy of the Holy Mass … Continue reading

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SSPX Districter Superior of Germany sends video thanks to Benedict XVI

On kreutz.net you will find a story, in German, about a video from the former superior of the SSPX Fr. Schmidberger thanking the Holy Father for the lifting of the excommunications of the four SSPX bishop.  Fr. Schmidberger is now … Continue reading

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SSPX Bp. Williamson’s interview Pierre Danet, extreme right French politician

The wonderful and persistent Anna Arco of The Catholic Herald has on her blog an interesting piece about SSPX Bishop Williamson.

Dinoscopus sleeps, eats and blogs: Williamson Redux

After months of sensible silence in the genteel exile of Wimbledon, Bishop Richard Williamson, … Continue reading

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“Secret” meeting of delegations of Holy See and SSPX

In an earlier report, we were given to believe that perhaps there would not be another meeting of the and CDF SSPX delegations for a while.  However, Petrus has a bit of news in Italian.
The upshot is that i.Media reports … Continue reading

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Positive news about the talks between the SSPX and Holy See

The always interesting Rorate as well as the experts of liturgical eye-candy NLM, not to mention the Italian site messainlatino.it all get my biretta tip for this.        I share it here to make it known to a wider group of … Continue reading

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