Who ordained Lefebvre? Achille Liénart Marcel Lefebvre His Grace, The Most Reverend Marcel Lefebvre CSSp SSPX Other post(s) Founder and Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X (1970–1982) Orders Ordination 21 September 1929
Who ordained Lefebvre?
|His Grace, The Most Reverend Marcel Lefebvre CSSp SSPX|
|Other post(s)||Founder and Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X (1970–1982)|
|Ordination||21 September 1929 by Achille Liénart|
|Consecration||18 September 1947 by Achille Liénart|
When was Archbishop Lefebvre excommunicated?
Archbishop Lefebvre, a soft-spoken, stubborn Frenchman, was excommunicated in June 1988 for consecrating four bishops to help carry on his battle to return to a Latin Mass and to preserve other practices rejected in the wake of the ecumenical council Vatican II.
Is Bishop Williamson excommunicated?
He immediately called for a Catholic “resistance”. Two years ago, Williamson ordained without papal approval another former SSPX priest, Jean-Michel Faure, as a bishop at a ceremony in Brazil. Both Williamson and Faure were excommunicated by the Vatican.
Why was bishop Williamson excommunicated?
Williamson was convicted in German courts of denying the Holocaust and incitement related to those views. He occurred a latae sententiae excommunication in 2015 for consecrating a bishop without the pope’s approval. Due to other actions, Williamson was expelled from SSPX in 2012.
Is bishop Williamson excommunicated?
How many SSPX bishops are there?
Society of Saint Pius X
|Fraternal Society of Saint Pius X Priestly Fraternity of Saint Pius X|
|Fraternitas Sacerdotalis Sancti Pii X|
|Membership (2021)||1,121 members • 3 bishops • 687 priests • 217 seminarians • 217 others|
|Superior General||Davide Pagliarani|
Does SSPX recognize the Pope?
Extraordinary jurisdiction. The SSPX considers itself faithful to the Catholic Church and to the popes, up to and including Pope Francis. This is of specific importance in Catholic canon law in relation to the sacraments of confession and marriage.