Category: SSPX Marriages

Chronology of the Internal Resistance Uprising in France

Chronology of the Internal Resistance Uprising in France

The following chronology is excerpted from a private email which I distributed amongst approximately 50 friends and allies, clerical and lay, yesterday, concerning the recent opposition of 7 deans of the SSPX French District, and the superiors of the three allied French monasteries of Bellaigue (Benedictine), Morgon (Capuchin), and the Transfiguration, to Menzingen’s acceptance of…

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More Internal Resistance in France

More Internal Resistance in France

Fr. Phillipe Francois (SSPX, France) [That which follows is a surprisingly good Google Translation of a transcription of Fr. Phillipe Francois’ Easter Sunday sermon, in which he directly contradict’s Bishop Fellay’s August/2016 Australian conference contention that the prelature is not a trap, and exhorts Menzingen to return to the prudence of Archbishop Lefebvre regarding relations…

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Update: Bishop Fellay Expresses Gratitude for SSPX Humiliation

Update: Bishop Fellay Expresses Gratitude for SSPX Humiliation

  Our previous post commented upon the staggering new “pastoral guidelines” for SSPX marriages (approved by Pope Francis, as contained in the letter released by Cardinal Muller), which foresees the intrusion of conciliar clergy into SSPX sanctuaries to perform the marriages of Society faithful. We observed that these new guidelines directly subjected both SSPX clergy…

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Reflections on a Staggering Development

Reflections on a Staggering Development

[NB: There remains some confusion as to whether the Vatican’s new pastoral guidelines are mandatory for all SSPX marriages, or, whether they are merely an option for the scrupulous.  The SSPX’s brief communique does nothing to clarify the ambiguity.  However, an intelligent poster on the French Resistance Forum (“Gillou47”) has this to say, which seems…

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Francis Subjects SSPX Marriages to Diocesan Control?

Francis Subjects SSPX Marriages to Diocesan Control?

[Commentary will follow in a separate post -SP]   http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2017/04/step-by-step-vatican-issues-marriage.html#more Step by step: Vatican issues Marriage Pastoral Guidelines for SSPX From Vatican Radio: In a letter approved by Pope Francis, Cardinal Gerhard Müller says, “The Holy Father . . . has decided to authorize Local Ordinaries the possibility to grant faculties for the celebration of…

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