Superior General’s letters

November 2014 - Superior General's Letter #83

November 20, 2014
As the state of the Church gets worse and worse, Bishop Fellay reminds us of the almost prophetical vision that the future Pope Benedict XVI had 17 years ago about the future of the Church. In the midst of this disaster, the SSPX continues to expand and work for the sanctification of souls, with a particular attention to the Catholic family, schools, and the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius; and above all to the formation and sanctification of priests.

April 2014 - Superior General's Letter #82

April 13, 2014
The Superior General Bishop Fellay explains the double problem behind the canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II due to take place on April 27th.

December 2013 - Superior General's Letter #81

December 12, 2013
Both, religious ignorance and the reaffirmation of the unfortunate direction of the Second Vatican Council cannot but aggravate the tragic situation of the Church. It will take a superhuman effort to counteract this constant threat for souls and for the Church. Therefore the Society will start the fourth Rosary crusade, a crusade of one's duty of state.

April 2013 - Superior General's Letter #80

April 15, 2013
The Society found itself in a delicate position during most of the year 2012, following the approach of Benedict XVI in attempting to normalize our situation.  The  trouble caused by the uncertainties vanished as of June 13, 2012, by a letter from Benedict XVI himself. As Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, wrote in a letter addressed to the members of the Society of Saint Pius X, "on the doctrinal level we are still at the point where we started out in the 1970’s."

December 2011 - Superior General's Letter #79

December 20, 2011
The basis for the current problem in the Church can be summarized as a loss of the faith in the divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ. This loss is manifested in the teachings of the Second Vatican Council on religious liberty, ecumenism and collegiality. That is why the Society speaks so often about the Kingship of Christ for it is the summary of our recognition of His Divinity.

April 2011 - Superior General's Letter #78

April 10, 2011
Spiritual catastrophes wound or kill souls. The scandalous pontificate of Pope John Paul II promotes the triumph of revolutionary ideas within the Church. The coming of Pope Benedict gives hope for a rectification of the situation, but the revival of Assisi will lead to indifferentism in everyday life. Therefore a third Rosary Crusade has been launched.

November 2010 - Superior General's Letter #77

November 27, 2010
The sum total of events that the Society has encountered over the past 40 years is beyond all imagination. She has been punished because of her obedience to the faith and her fidelity to doctrine. Two points intimately linked should be underlined: The Kingship of Christ and the priesthood. There is a movement towards a return and the Society can offer an important contribution.

May 2010 - Superior General's Letter #76

April 30, 2010
The pontificate of Benedict XVI shows on the one side a real movement towards Tradition and on the other side regrettable acts along the same line as Pope John Paul II. It is difficult to know what to expect in the upcoming years. After the second rosary crusade gathered nineteen million rosaries, we wish that the authorities will accomplish the famous consecration of Russia.

October 2009 - Superior General's Letter #75

October 10, 2009
The Church since Fatima is in the process of being transformed into a pile of spiritual ruins and its demolition is carried out especially by subversion and infiltration. Since the Council the Church fell into step with the world. We clearly see that the message of Fatima has not come to an end. During this month of October the doctrinal discussions with Rome will start.

April 2009 - Superior General's Letter #74

April 11, 2009
Rosary Crusades frees the Traditional Mass and the SSPX from the so-called excommunication. These acts of Pope Benedict XVI can be seen as a sign of good-will and as a step in the right direction although much still needs to be done in order to remedy the situation. A new Rosary Crusade of twelve million rosaries has been launched in order that Russia be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and that she will grant to the Church the grace of doctrinal fidelity.

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