Tag Archives: Bishop Bernard Fellay
Vatican Insider: As Vatican Insider reported this morning, the dialogue between the Holy See and the Lefebvrians has reached a crucial point. Having carefully studied the content of the doctrinal preamble with the added modifications requested by the Superior of the Society of St. Pius X, Benedict XVI took his final decision and communicated it to the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of … More →
Very informative interview. Among many other issues pertinent to healing the crisis within the Church, Bishop Fellay insisted that it is Pope Benedict’s personal desire to give canonical status to the Society and that Rome “no longer makes total acceptance of Vatican II a prerequisite for the canonical solution.” Read full text here.
Rorate Caeli: None of this (really, not a single point) is news to our readers – but, since we like to keep a running record of reports, this is what Vaticanist Andrea Tornielli mentions now: Continue reading here.
Damian Thompson of Telegraph co.uk. has the scope: Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite in private, according to the head of the Society of St Pius X, Bishop Bernard Fellay. Speaking at a gathering in Brazil this month, Bishop Fellay also claimed that an unnamed Italian bishop had threatened to resign if the Pope ever celebrated the traditional … More →
Rorate Caeli reports: After “an avalanche of protests was unleashed” recently, we greatly thank the Holy Father for having placed the debate at the level on which it should take place, that of the faith. We fully share his utmost concern for preaching to “our age, when in vast areas of the world the faith is in danger of dying out like a flame which … More →