Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre’

The Priestly Society of Saint Pius X, fifty years of opposition

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Fifty years after Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre (1905-1991) founded the Priestly Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX), the ultra-traditionalist religious order that opposes the Church reforms stemming from the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) is still attracting vocations. It has 162 communities (or priories) in some 40 countries throughout the world and boasts of 675 priests. The Read more

Society of St Pius X new leader elected

Monday, July 16th, 2018
Society of St Pius X

The Society of St Pius X (SSPX) has elected Italian priest Fr Davide Pagliarani as its new leader for the next 12 years. Pagliarani succeeds Bishop Bernard Fellay. Jean-Marie Guénois, religion correspondent at French newspaper Le Figaro, said Bishop Fellay had been “ousted” in favour of a candidate who opposes further rapprochement with the Vatican. Read more