Posts Tagged ‘traditionalist’

Good for the goose, good for the gander

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
bad good intentions

Ultra-traditionalists aren’t the only ones in need of papal ‘solicitude’. On June 26, the Vatican announced the appointment of Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia to a specially created post as “a sign of the Holy Father’s pastoral solicitude for traditionalist Catholics in communion with the Holy See and his strong desire for the reconciliation of those 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

Pius X Society comments after Vatican meeting

Friday, September 23rd, 2011
Bishop Bernard Fellay

The leader of the Society of St. Pius X, Superior General, Bishop Bernard Fellay, says the traditionalist group will respond to the Vatican’s offer of reconciliation based upon “the good of the Church and of souls.” He said that the Rosary crusade which the Society is conducting will continue for several more months so that Read more

Jewish groups concerned by outreach to traditionalist Catholics

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
traditional Mass

Some Jewish groups expressed concern on Friday that the 40 years of progress in Catholic-Jewish relations could be brought into jeopardy by the Vatican’s outreach to traditionalist Catholics. The Vatican told the Society of St. Pius X that they must accept some core church teachings if they want to be fully reintegrated into the church. Read more