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Three SSPX bishops urge rejection of Vatican agreement

The controversial Bishop Richard Williamson is one of the three who have appealed to SSPX leader Bernard Fellay to walk away from the proposed agreement with the Holy See.

Three SSPX bishops urge rejection of Vatican agreement

Published: May 11, 2012 04:45 AM GMT

A [Lefebvrian] website has reported on the letters exchanged a month ago between bishops Tissier de Mallerays, Alfonso de Gallareta, Richard Williamson and the leader of the Society of St. Pius X, Bernard Fellay. The letter which the three bishops sent Fellay on 7 April contains a final appeal asking the superior not to sign the doctrinal preamble or accept the agreement proposed by the Holy See. As readers will recall, the agreement aims to assign the Lefebvrians a personal prelature. The three bishops wrote against [sic] Fellay: “Doctrinal discussions have proven that it is impossible for an agreement to be reached with Rome at the moment” because “after the Second Vatican Council the Church’s official authorities  separated themselves from the Catholic truth and now they seem determined, as before, to remain faithful to conciliar doctrine and practice.” Tissier, de Gallareta and Williamson recall that during a conference a few months before dying, Mgr. Lefebvre said the problem is not with single errors on individual conciliar documents, but the complete perversion of the spirit, of an entirely new philosophy based on subjectivism.” The three bishops also pointed out that “the Pope’s current thinking is steeped in subjectivism. It is full of the subjective fantasy of man instead of God’s objective reality. The entire Catholic religion has been subdued by the modern world." Full Story:Lefebvrians: The internal battleSource:Vatican Insider/La Stampa


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