Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Gerhard Mueller’

Vatican official says no more talks with Catholic traditionalists

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The Vatican has no more plans for further talks with Catholic traditionalists who insist the Church must revoke modernising reforms launched five decades ago, a report by Reuters quoted Archbishop Gerhard Mueller, head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The Catholic News Agency (CNA), however, quoted Mueller as saying hope must be Read more

Vatican II main stumbling block for SSPX reconciliation

Friday, July 27th, 2012

The teachings of the Second Vatican Council have emerged as the main obstacle to reconciliation between the Society of St Pius X and the Holy See. Three conditions for SSPX reconciliation with Rome have been revealed in a letter from its secretary-general, Father Christian Thouvenot, to regional superiors. Part of the first condition is “The Read more

Conservative says new papal appointment is “sickening”

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Today’s startling, and sickening, news of the appointment of Archbishop Gerhard Müller as Prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith is just one more nail in the coffin of the hoped for inauguration of a new era of understanding between the Roman authorities of the novus ordo establishment and Catholic traditionalists. This marks a Read more