Category: SSPX

30 Year Anniversary of the Death of Fr. Stephen Abdoo (SSPX): 7/26/87

“It is now thirty years since Father Stephen Abdoo died in a motor accident in New Zealand. He was the first priest of the Society of St Pius X, formed in 1970, to die. Would that the SSPX today still had defenders of the Faith like Father Abdoo. His “Open Letter” still has application in our…


Bishop Tissier vs Bishop Tissier

[From our friends at the Syllabus (Google Translation), whose work we recommend without reservation]:  http://Bishop Tissier de Mallerais.: “Refusing any” reconciliation “with occupied Rome” In mid-2008, Mgr. Tissier de Mallerais still seemed to behave as a true heir of Msgr. Lefebvre, clearly stating the truth about the Roma occupied by the enemies of Christ.Hesitaba not…


Regarding Marco Tosatti’s Latest Article on the Imminent SSPX/Rome Accord

(Church of Saint Mary Immaculate and Saint Benedict Joseph Labre, in Rome) The Rorate Coeli blog has translated/published a story by journalist and Roman correspondent Marcos Tosatti, in which Tosatti makes a third claim that the practical accord between Menzingen and Rome is “imminent.”  That article can be read here: http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2017/03/third-times-charm-tosatti-sspx-and.html Notable in the article are…


SSPX: Teacher’s Pet?

A couple weeks ago, the SSPX (“indignant” over the appearance of 200 posters hung in various locations throughout Rome, taking Francis to task for his scandalous papacy) rushed to the defense of the Pope, claiming satire was not an acceptable form of apologetics in the battle for the faith. Reaction in traditional circles was as…


Future SSPX Defections: Only to the Left

When in his December 2013 conference to the Brothers at Flavigny, Fr. Pfluger spoke of the defections and expulsions of Resistance clergy from the SSPX as a “purification” of the Society, he spoke truly, from a certain perspective: The strongest supporters of Archbishop Lefebvre, and those most committed to the eventual recovery of the Church,…


Eleison Comments #503: “Holy Priests?”

March 4, 2017 Number DIII (503)Printable PDF When soothing priests put souls to sleep, Our Heavenly Mother can but weep. By a great grace of God, one reader of these “Comments,” immersed by family and work in today’s world, has nevertheless kept a true sense of what is going on around him – the great…


What the Hell is THIS???

From NonPossumus:   THE NEO-FSSPX EVER MORE WORLDY In a recent tweet , US SSPX invites you to visit its page on Pinterest:      This page is “managed by a mother and guided by the priests of the SSPX, traditional Catholic family life is promoted.” For real? Among other gems, we could find on the label “thanksgiving” ( Thanksgiving ) such trivial things as recipes…


Eleison Comments #487: Churchmen Aware (II)?

November 12, 2016 Number CDLXXXVII (487)Printable PDF   Corrupted minds make words of little use Except to lie, mislead, betray, seduce. Last week these “Comments” raised the question whether the Superior General of the Society of St Pius X (SG for short) knows what he is doing when he constantly makes contradictory statements, now in…


Eleison Comments #486: Churchmen Aware (I)?

CHURCHMEN AWARE? – I November 5, 2016 Number CDLXXXVI (486)Printable PDF   When men destroy God’s work, are they aware? They must have seen, at first. Churchmen, take care! A reader of these “Comments” just raised a question once often asked, now probably less often, but still of interest: is the Superior General of the…


The SSPX and Female “Doctors” of the Church

In the history of the Catholic Church, one will not find such a thing as a female “Doctor of the Church.” As Fr. Peter Scott (SSPX) once explained, such a designation was a post-conciliar novelty, because: “Liturgically they are not Confessors but Virgins, nor can they be treated as Confessors, for the public teaching of…