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Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Bishop Fellay receives Orthodox prelate into Full Communion

In an interesting development reported by various sources and being circulated on the Traditional Catholic web network, His Excellency Bishop Fellay of the Society of St. Pius X has received a former Orthodox Prelate into full communion with the Catholic Church. 

Most important to note, this action has received the recognition of Cardinal Levada and his Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.  Such an action drastically calls into question their alleged stance that the Society of St. Pius X is itself not in full communion with the Church. 

How can someone outside of the Church receive someone into the Church?  He can't. 

Of course the Society and its supporters have long fought the hated vile thrown at them by modernists in Rome and around the world.  This development is another reason to question the accuracy of those same modernists from Rome. 

Recall these were the same one said that the Traditional Latin Mass was forbidden - that is until His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI declared in Summorum Pontificum that it was "never abrogated."  These were the men to have said that the Society of St. Pius X was in schism.  Then they changed their minds and said that only the priests were in schism.  These were the men who said that those who receive the Sacraments offered by the Society are in schism.  His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, in response to the Hawaii Six, declared otherwise saying that reception of the Sacraments by any Society priest or bishop is not schismatic.  These were also the same men to say that the Society priests and bishops was in schism to then change their stance to not say they are instead "not in full communion."

And with this development, it's apparent that the Society is not in "not full communion."  So what slander will be brought against the lawfully founded and canonically recognized Society of St. Pius X and its Econe seminary next?  Only the demons know.


del_button February 2, 2012 at 12:03 AM
Tancred said...

This is clearly, in my mind at least, a dress rehearsal for what will be a norm with respect to the Society's activity in the Church.

del_button February 2, 2012 at 12:05 AM
Joe Potillor said...

in full communion with a ridiculously strange canonical status is how I describe the SSPX.

del_button February 2, 2012 at 10:05 AM
Tancred said...

I thinks this sentence speaks for itself, "Most important to note, this action has received the recognition of Cardinal Levada and his Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith."

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