Catholic World News

German SSPX leaders could face excommunication for illicit ordinations

June 08, 2009

German leaders of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) could face excommunication if they proceed with the scheduled ordination of priests without authorization from the Holy See, a spokesman for the Regensburg diocese has said. The rector of the SSPX seminary at Zaitzkofen says that the ordinations will proceed, saying that the unauthorized ceremony is justified because of a "state of emergency" in the Church.

 


For all current news, visit our News home page.


 
Further information:
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.