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Are SSPX Sacraments Valid? Part II

(Part I of this article on the SSPX was posted on August 1, 2013, and can be read here.) We’ve been looking at the sacraments administered by priests of the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX), an institute which, despite … Continue reading

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Are SSPX Sacraments Valid? Part I

Q: What’s the canonical status of priests ordained by SSPX bishops, and what’s the canonical status of the sacraments they administer? –John A: It would have been marvelous to be able to respond to John that the priests of the … Continue reading

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Canon Law and the SSPX

Q: Can you explain the status of the Society of St. Pius X within the Catholic Church today? My family and I know that Pope Benedict undid the excommunication of the bishops who head it up. Does that mean it’s … Continue reading

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Are They Excommunicated? Sanctions, Part III

Q: Since all priests are now permitted to say the Tridentine Latin Mass, do you think that the Pope will lift the excommunication on the Society of Saint Pius X?  –Marjorie A: This is a question that is asked more … Continue reading

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