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Bad news from France : the 40-year fight for the Faith by the Society of St Pius X against the modernists in Rome is virtually over. Oh, the Society's priories, schools, seminaries and associated convents and monasteries will continue to function, to provide for at least a while valid sacraments and decent doctrine, maintaining all the appearances of Tradition, but the essential fight for the complete Faith will be censored, or self-censored, out of existence. It looks like being only a limited number of priests more that will have the understanding of Archbishop Lefebvre's work and the necessary courage to break ranks and take to the hills.

The news is that the modernists in Rome are offering to the Society a « recognition by tolerance » without the need for any formal agreement or signed document such as raised within the SSPX so much opposition to a deal with Rome in the spring and early summer of 2012. Here is the essence of how the Society's Second Assistant, Fr. Alain Nély, expressed it, with enthusiasm, to two members of religious Orders three months ago : « The solution for the SSPX will be its unilateral recognition by Rome...we will not be asked to sign anything...to see how things evolve...we shall see. »

To prevent such a revelation from spreading, the Society's Superior General wrote to the two religious concerned that they had misunderstood Fr. Nély's remarks because there was no kind of « agreement » in view. Of course not. Therein lies the cunning of the proposed « recognition » without signature. It will allow numbers of SSPX priests to pretend that nothing will have changed so that they can continue their ministry just as before. Thus, as reported, Bishop Fellay himself recently told SSPX seminarians in Zaitzkofen : « There is no question of signing any agreement, etc., etc.» However, ten minutes later, « But if Rome proposes a recognition of tolerance for us, that's a different matter, that would be very good. »

And so there is every likelihood, sooner rather than later, that a large number of SSPX priests will docilely follow their official leaders into the embrace of the loving modernists in Rome, an embrace that will become over time as tight as necessary to stifle any remaining effort to fight against that deadly modernism which is killing off the official Church and putting millions of souls on the path to Hell. In retrospect one may guess that Bishop Fellay has worked skilfully with the Romans towards this embrace for at least the last 15 years. Bishop de Galarreta has seen what is at stake, but has thrown in his lot with Bishop Fellay. Bishop Tissier also sees clearly the deadly threat to the Archbishop's work, but he does not see the need to follow the Archbishop's example of putting the Faith before all normal rules of obedience and unity.


And so, dear friends, if we wish to keep the fullness of the Faith and help others to do so, we must at least internally take to the hills. Have no fear. Keep a cool head. There is no need to lose heart, or despair. God does not change, and the fight for his cause becomes more glorious than ever. Priests, keep watch, and above all do not deceive yourselves that nothing in the Society is changing. It has already essentially changed. Lay-folk, keep watch also, and pray, and God will give you the leaders and priests of your prayers. In God we trust, and in his Blessed Mother.

Kyrie eleison.

Catholics, when you see how Rome fulfils
A cry for recognition, take to the hills !
Quote:The news is that the modernists in Rome are offering to the Society a « recognition by tolerance » without the need for any formal agreement or signed document such as raised within the SSPX so much opposition to a deal with Rome in the spring and early summer of 2012. Here is the essence of how the Society's Second Assistant, Fr. Alain Nély, expressed it, with enthusiasm, to two members of religious Orders three months ago : « The solution for the SSPX will be its unilateral recognition by Rome...we will not be asked to sign anything...to see how things evolve...we shall see. »

I have a couple of questions: 

First, is there any other source other than His Excellency's Eleison Comments letter?  This is the first I have heard of this!
Second, why is it a bad thing for Rome to officially recognize the SSPX, when it doesn't have to sign anything that changes the way it operates?

This is something I think Archbishop Lefebvre would take!

-Martin
Williamsonistas, take to the hills.
Leave the battle to men
with strength, faith and wills.
I can understand the reluctance of the SSPX when it comes to reconciliation as they would then become the prey of ecclesiastical hyenas just waiting to eat them alive the moment they sign that document. With a loose cannon Pope whose no friend to pre Conciliar anything, and with an episcopate that is basically on the same page as Francis it's a huge gamble. They could end up like the FFI or like the FSSP, just one smackdown away from censure and silence. It's a tough call. I'm actually quite surprised the.FSSP hasn't been disbanded yet, add many of their priests are really on the same page as many in the SSPX they just can't be as vocal. If you want your smells and bells you can have them and be in full communion, just don't rock the boat and make sure you take an oath swearing to your wholehearted assent to Vatican II, the acceptance of the Council and it's "reforms" being the litmus test for Catholic orthodoxy.
(05-03-2014, 09:06 AM)a83192 Wrote: [ -> ]The news is that the modernists in Rome are offering to the Society a « recognition by tolerance » without the need for any formal agreement or signed document such as raised within the SSPX so much opposition to a deal with Rome in the spring and early summer of 2012. Here is the essence of how the Society's Second Assistant, Fr. Alain Nély, expressed it, with enthusiasm, to two members of religious Orders three months ago : « The solution for the SSPX will be its unilateral recognition by Rome...we will not be asked to sign anything...to see how things evolve...we shall see. »

To prevent such a revelation from spreading, the Society's Superior General wrote to the two religious concerned that they had misunderstood Fr. Nély's remarks because there was no kind of « agreement » in view.

He doesn't state their interpretation of Fr. Nély's remarks, only that they misunderstood them.  But it really seems pretty straightforward.  No agreement required.  Bishop Fellay reiterated this, no agreement required.  What's the misunderstanding?

(05-03-2014, 09:06 AM)a83192 Wrote: [ -> ]Therein lies the cunning of the proposed « recognition » without signature. It will allow numbers of SSPX priests to pretend that nothing will have changed so that they can continue their ministry just as before. Thus, as reported, Bishop Fellay himself recently told SSPX seminarians in Zaitzkofen : « There is no question of signing any agreement, etc., etc.» However, ten minutes later, « But if Rome proposes a recognition of tolerance for us, that's a different matter, that would be very good. »

And what should the SSPX do if Rome grants them official recognition?  Reject it?  "No thanks, we refuse to be recognized by you until you come back around."

(05-03-2014, 09:06 AM)a83192 Wrote: [ -> ]In retrospect one may guess that Bishop Fellay has worked skilfully with the Romans towards this embrace for at least the last 15 years. Bishop de Galarreta has seen what is at stake, but has thrown in his lot with Bishop Fellay. Bishop Tissier also sees clearly the deadly threat to the Archbishop's work, but he does not see the need to follow the Archbishop's example of putting the Faith before all normal rules of obedience and unity.

In as many sentences, he has called onto the carpet the other 3 bishops, by name, as traitors and conspirators.  How is it he alone has been spared?

(05-03-2014, 09:06 AM)a83192 Wrote: [ -> ]And so, dear friends, if we wish to keep the fullness of the Faith and help others to do so, we must at least internally take to the hills.

"Take to the hills."  What does this even mean?  Go without the Sacraments for unknown lengths of time?  Ignore your Sunday obligations?  It's an unverified report of something that he perceives as dangerous.  It's very bold advice.  There are a great many souls whose neglect may rest on his ledger should he turn out to be incorrect.