Pius X (SSPX), for a friendly discussion at the Vatican.
No one knows where it may lead, but both promised to meet again, and there is renewed hope that a long-awaited reunion may finally be at hand.
The Archbishop’s illicit consecrations provoked a schism, the excommunication of Lefebvre and his four episcopal colleagues, and nearly thirty years of intense controversy.
At issue have always been Vatican II’s teachings on religious liberty, ecumenism, and non-Christian religions, along with the Church’s modern liturgical reforms, which the Society believes are inconsistent with Catholic tradition.
The engaged, in order to foster their mutual love, may make use of the non-passionate kiss and embrace; but they must remember that continual hugging and kissing, even of the non-passionate type, may readily bring on serious temptations, and so should be avoided.3.
Kissing for the thrill of it, because of the excitement (non-venereal) produced by "an increase of pulse and respiration which causes a feeling of exhilaration" is not in itself sinful, if there is no reaction of the organs of generation; but such kisses, in certain circumstances, easily prove a source of danger because they prepare the way for arousing the passions.
However, Lefebvre quickly developed misgivings and declared his intention to consecrate a bishop as his successor, even without a pontifical mandate.
that John Paul II promised to Lefebvre that he would appoint an SSPX member as a bishop, chosen according to the normal procedures, and that episcopal ordination would take place on 15 August.
In 2013, Francis gave a surprise phone call to Mario Palmaro, a traditionalist Catholic writer who the Pope had heard was gravely ill.
Every few months we periodically go through our rolls to make sure that our members are actually active and participating.
To be clear - Members are expected to be active within a moving 30-day window.
This is a social networking site for people of all ages all over the world to meet each other and make friends who share the same traditional Catholic faith.
Trad Circle was conceived of and founded by clergy in 2008 and is currently moderated by a team of laypeople in consultation with and under obedience to that clergy.
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