Posts Tagged ‘Ecclesia Dei’

Rome appoints SSPX head as canonical trial judge

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Rome has appointed the superior-general of the Society of St Pius X as a first-instance trial judge in a case involving a Lefebvrian priest. The move by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was announced by SSPX superior-general Bishop Bernard Fellay during a homily. The Secretary of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, Archbishop Read more

Bishop Meeking leading Traditional Latin Mass society retreat

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Bishop Basil Meeking is to lead a retreat for the Ecclesia Dei Society at the Home of Compassion, Wellington. The September 2015 event for the Society, who promotes the traditional Latin Mass, will be a silent retreat involving daily traditional Latin Mass, exposition of the blessed sacrament, rosaries, litanies, confessions and a visit to Sisters of Read more

Vatican will not demand ‘capitulation’ of SSPX

Friday, October 31st, 2014

The Vatican will not demand the ‘capitulation’ of the traditionalist Society of St Pius X, a spokesman for the former says. The secretary of the Ecclesia Dei commission, Archbishop Guido Pozzo, told a French media outlet that the Vatican continues to work for reconciliation with the society. Formal talks between the SSPX and the Congregation Read more

CDF prefect to meet SSPX head this month

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith will reportedly meet the superior of the traditionalist Society of St Pius X this month. The meeting between Cardinal Gerhard Müller and Bishop Bernard Fellay, SSPX, on September 21, has been labelled as “informal”. If it goes ahead, it will be Cardinal Müller’s first meeting with Read more

Vatican official Guido Pozzo returns to post on traditionalists

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

A former official at the Vatican office responsible for reaching out to Catholic priests in schism with the church over the Second Vatican Council has been returned to the post. Guido Pozzo, a curial official who was made an archbishop in the interim period, is once again the secretary for the pontifical commission “Ecclesia Dei.” Read more

Vatican gives reconciliation with SSPX a push

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The creation of a new post in the Vatican’s Ecclesia Dei commission is seen as evidence of Pope Benedict’s determination to achieve reconciliation between the Holy See and the Society of St Pius X. The commission, an outreach to traditionalist Catholics, was established in 1988 to with a particular aim of reconciliation with SSPX. In Read more