Hans Küng claims Pope is provoking disobedience

The Pope has been calling for unity since the beginning of his Pontificate and in the last Chrism Mass he dealt with the issue of the disobedience of Austrian priests belonging to the Pfarrer-Initiative movement.

Yet it is Benedict XVI himself who is being accused by his lifelong dissenting colleague, Hans Kueng, of “provoking” disobedience.

Kung goes as far as to call the Pope “schismatic” if he goes ahead and gives canonical recognition to the Society of St. Pius X, founded by Mgr. Lefebvre.

Kueng’s harsh accusation was recently published in German newspaper Suedwestpresse.

He writes that preparations for the “final recognition” of the Lefebvrians are already underway and that recognition would be granted “even at the cost of integrating them into the Church using canonical subterfuge.” He recalled that the members of the Fraternity “continue to reject fundamental documents of the Council.” Continue reading


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