Brief SSPX statement on talks with Holy See
July 12, 2012
The Society of St. Pius X has issued a brief statement on the discussions between the Holy See and Bishop Bernard Fellay, its superior general.
“The General Chapter of the Society of St. Pius X opened Monday, July 9, 2012, at the seminary of Econe (Switzerland), and will continue until Saturday, July 14,” the statement noted. “In the present context, following the response of Cardinal William Levada, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, on June 14, 2012, this chapter will permit the Superior General, Bishop Bernard Fellay, to make known the state of relations of the Society of St. Pius X with Rome, and obtain feedback from the capitularies on this subject.”
“Discussions are being conducted in a fraternal atmosphere, marked by cordiality.”
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- SSPX Press Communiqué of July 11, 2012 (DICI)
- SSPX meets amid tension on bid for reconciliation with Vatican (CWN, 7/9)
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