Tag Archives: Doctrinal Preamble

Declaration of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” about the SSPX and the discussions

From VIS: The Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” takes this occasion to announce that, in its most recent official communication (6 September 2012), the Priestly Fraternity of St. Pius X has indicated that additional time for reflection and study is needed … Continue reading

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The SSPX’s “sine quibus non” conditions

From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli: […] The latest version of the doctrinal preamble – discussed by cardinals of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and approved by the Pope – is considered by the Holy See to be … Continue reading

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Proposal and Counter-Proposals for Pope Benedict and the SSPX

I was sent a link to an article in The Remnant on the SSPX situation.  The article contains the following statements: Instead of harassing Bishop Fellay to sign a doctrinal preamble, the Vatican should require every superior, university president and … Continue reading

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NCReg Interview with the new VP of “Ecclesia Dei”, Archbp. DiNoia

At the National Catholic Register there is a long interview with the new Vice President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”, His Excellency Most Reverend, J. Augustine DiNoia, OP. He said that, since he hasn’t actually begun his work at … Continue reading

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SSPX Bp. Galaretta 2011 attack on the Holy See’s Doctrinal Preamble

I have just started to read SSPX Bp. Galaretta’s contradiction of the “Doctrinal Preamble” offered by the Holy See in advance of reconciliation. It is in French right now.  HERE. In the meantime, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Finigan posted a request … Continue reading

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SSPX Bp. Fellay in Rome to receive Pope Benedict’s decision about the Doctrinal Preamble. PRAY!

Three people have come up to me with questions. I am getting text messages on my phone.  It seems SSPX Superior Bishop Bernard Fellay is in Rome to meet with officials of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith … Continue reading

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SSPX/Holy See: Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” issues a statement, Vatican Radio chimes in

From VIS: In data 17 aprile 2012 è pervenuto, come richiesto nell’incontro del 16 marzo 2012, svoltosi presso la sede della Congregazione per la Dottrina della Fede, il testo della risposta di S.E. Mons. Bernard Fellay, Superiore Generale della Fraternità … Continue reading

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Has SSPX Bp. Fellay SIGNED the CDF’s “Doctrinal Preamble”? Tornielli says yes!

I have read Andrea Tornielli’s report on Vatican Insider that SSPX Bp. Fellay as SIGNED the CDF’s “Doctrinal Preamble”.  Italian HERE. Il superiore della Fraternità San Pio X ha sottoscritto il preambolo dottrinale proposto dalla Santa Sede, anche se con … Continue reading

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SSPX preparing for a positive response to the Holy See’s last letter

Please use the sharing buttons!According to pius.info the German FSSPX district website, the “Kanzelverkündiging” below was read in all churches and chapels of the district. To one observer who wrote to me, “it looks like the are preparing the FSSPX-faithfull … Continue reading

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Holy See Statement about SSPX and avoiding “ecclesial rupture of painful and incalculable consequences”

I thought something was coming! This is from the Holy See Press Office: COMMUNIQUE CONCERNING THE SOCIETY OF ST. PIUS X Vatican City, 16 March 2012 (VIS) – Given below is the text of a communique relating to the Society … Continue reading

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SSPX sends the CDF a more precise response to the Doctrinal Preamble

You know about the “Doctrinal Preamble” which the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith gave to the SSPX.  The SSPX issued a preliminary reaction to the Preamble.  Now they have sent the CDF a more precise response, which the … Continue reading

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L’Osservatore Romano: article about acceptance of Vatican II aimed at liberals and SSPXers

I am sure that, given some stories going around that the SSPX might refuse the CDF’s “Doctrinal Preamble”, there should be an article in L’Osservatore Romano (on the site in English, Spanish, French, German, Portughese and, of course, Italian) entitled: … Continue reading

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Interview with SSPX Bp. Fellay is worth your time

Our friends at Rorate have posted something from DICI, an interview with SSPX Superior Bp. Bernard Fellay. In this interview Fellay speaks about the “doctrinal preamble” given to the SSPX by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Why … Continue reading

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Has the SSPX rejected the “doctrinal preamble”?

I have gotten email after email suggesting that the leadership of the SSPX has effectively rejected the CDF’s “Doctrinal Preamble”.  Reports are sketchy and I don’t want to post more. As I look thought various links that have been sent, … Continue reading

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An SSPX communique about their 7 Oct meeting

From the DICI site of the SSPX comes this: On October 7, 2011, a meeting of all those in charge of the Society of St Pius X was held in Albano, Italy, during which the Superior General, H. E. Bishop … Continue reading

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