Category: SSPX/Rome

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

Bishop Tissier vs Bishop Tissier

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…

Read More Read More

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

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…

Read More Read More

Max Krah: Subversive of Catholic Modesty

Max Krah: Subversive of Catholic Modesty

NB: Samuel has translated Max Krah’s article here: Max Krah Against Catholic Modesty In the previous post, we contrasted publicly posted immodest pictures from Max Krah’s Facebook page, with Church teaching on modesty under each of the three pictures, to highlight the apparent contradiction.  In this post, we share with you Max Krah’s October/2015 contemptuous…

Read More Read More

Max Krah: In Your Face(book)!

Max Krah: In Your Face(book)!

Bishop Fellay’s Business Partner: BLATANTLY PROMOTING THE FLOUTING OF THE CATHOLIC MORAL NORMS OF MODESTY Public Pics From His Facebook Page: “One cannot sufficiently deplore the blindness of so many women of every age and condition; made foolish by desire to please, they do not see to what a degree the indecency of their clothing…

Read More Read More

Future SSPX Defections: Only to the Left

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,…

Read More Read More

Eleison Comments #503: “Holy Priests?”

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…

Read More Read More

G.R.E.C. Reborn!

G.R.E.C. Reborn!

  [The Reconquista Blog (French Resistance) has just posted an interesting article on the practical or de facto “rebirth” of GREC Here]     My quick translation:   13th Theological Congress of the Courrier de Rome (or G.R.E.C. ?): A diligent reader of this blog [Reconquista] has transmitted the following remarks. The question really arises of who will…

Read More Read More

Last Handwritten Letter of Archbishop Lefebvre

Last Handwritten Letter of Archbishop Lefebvre

    Original Letter Available Here  [Translation courtesy of Samuel of ABLF3.com (Here)] “Father Giulio Tam, a member of the Priestly Society of Saint Pius X of Italian origin, who receives daily the “Osservatore Romano”, the official journal of the Roman Curia, has thought good, for the information of his confreres, to gather together the…

Read More Read More

Avrille Responds to the Excuses of Fr. Simoulin

Avrille Responds to the Excuses of Fr. Simoulin

[Note: I have had to change the text coloring for compatibility; the original article is here:] http://www.dominicansavrille.us/answer-to-fr-simoulin-sspx-no-practical-agreement-until-there-is-a-doctrinal-agreement/ “No practical agreement until there is a doctrinal agreement?” Extracts from an article by Fr Michel Simoulin, SSPX Published in le Seignadou (France), October 2016, with a few inserted comments inserted by Le Sel de la Terre, doctrinal review of…

Read More Read More

Justice?

Justice?

  Shylock the Jew in Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” Those who have read Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice,” will understand that “all that glisters is not gold.”  One of the three plots in the play is that of the “bond:” Shylock (the Jewish merchant) has made a loan to his competitor, Antonio (who has…

Read More Read More