EUROPE : SSPX SIGNS VATICAN DOCUMENT CLOSE RECONCILIATION
The Society of St. Pius has answered favorably to an agreement with the Vatican. This is a good step towards re-unificaiton of the SSPX and the Holy See.
VIS: The Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei has published the following
communication concerning the Society of St. Pius X:
"The text of the
response of Bishop Bernard Fellay (pictured) , Superior General of the Priestly Society of
Saint Pius X, as had been requested at the meeting of 16 March 2012, was
received by the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith on 17 April 2012. The
text will be examined by the Dicastery and then submitted to the judgement of
the Holy Father.
Fr. Federico Lombardi, head of the Vatican Press
Office, said that, with the latest response, “steps forward have been taken,
that is to say, that the response, the new response, is rather encouraging. But
there are still developments that will be made, and examined, and decisions
which should be taken in the next few weeks.”