Saturday, January 24, 2009

I give thanks today to Our Lord and especially to His Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, for giving us our current Holy Father. Within the last year, he has freed the “Mass of All Time,” and has today, lifted the excommunications on all four bishops consecrated by the late Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre on June 30, 1988.

We, who are attached to Tradition, and for those of us who are attached to the SSPX…..we are free!!

Now for Round Three: The doctrinal talks between the Society and Rome. And I know who I will put my money on!

Semper Fi and God bless Pope Benedict and God bless the SSPX!

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1. Press release of the Superior General of the Priestly Society of Saint Pius X

The excommunication of the bishops consecrated by His Grace Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, on June 30, 1988, which had been declared by the Congregation for Bishops in a decree dated July 1, 1988, and which we had always contested, has been withdrawn by another decree mandated by Benedict XVI and issued by the same Congregation on January 21, 2009.

We express our filial gratitude to the Holy Father for this gesture which, beyond the Priestly Society of Saint Pius X, will benefit the whole Church. Our Society wishes to be always more able to help the pope to remedy the unprecedented crisis which presently shakes the Catholic world, and which Pope John Paul II had designated as a state of “silent apostasy.”

Besides our gratitude towards the Holy Father and towards all those who helped him to make this courageous act, we are pleased that the decree of January 21 considers as necessary “talks” with the Holy See, talks which will enable the Priestly Society of Saint Pius X to explain the fundamental doctrinal reasons which it believes to be at the origin of the present difficulties of the Church.

In this new atmosphere, we have the firm hope to obtain soon the recognition of the rights of Catholic Tradition

Menzingen, January 24, 2009
+Bernard Fellay

2 Comments:

Blogger Simplex Vir said...

Amen!

10:16 AM  
Blogger Claire said...

A light shines in the darkness. Thanks be to God. Amen.

3:59 PM  

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