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  • abbreviation English-language abbreviation for the Society of Saint Pius X. Also known by the Latin title: FSSPX - Fraternitas Sacerdotalis Sancti Pii X (Priestly Society of Saint Pius X.) An international society of Roman Catholic priests founded on November 1, 1970 by His Grace Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. The Society is lead by a Superior General and District Superiors in over 55 countries.

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Examples

  • • The message to those who have been unduly critical — even hysterical and blatantly cruel — about Benedict's dealings with the SSPX is a rather blunt one: At times one gets the impression that our society needs to have at least one group to which no tolerance may be shown; which one can easily attack and hate.

    Ecumenism

  • Well, MLH, okay, but I must remind you, the SSPX is not in union with Rome.

    The Pope offers a personal explanation

  • (Implied - Since the local authorities failed to teach true Catholicism, [the SSPX] is doing that job) 22.

    Chicago Conference Notes

  • Rome said that the issue concerning SSPX is different meaning that since it is already in the Church, and it does not need to have the situation normalized in that way.

    Chicago Conference Notes

  • (Implied - Since the local authorities failed to teach true Catholicism, [the SSPX] is doing that job) 22.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • The SSPX is doing the work of the local ordinaries.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Rome said that the issue concerning SSPX is different meaning that since it is already in the Church, and it does not need to have the situation normalized in that way.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • The SSPX is doing the work of the local ordinaries.

    Chicago Conference Notes

  • A Cardinal said it can’t deal with SSPX as co-equals as the SSPX is inferior to the Curia which implies clearly that SSPX is within the structure of the Catholic church, and can’t be dealt with as equals, i.e., dealing with the Orthodox.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • A Cardinal said it can’t deal with SSPX as co-equals as the SSPX is inferior to the Curia which implies clearly that SSPX is within the structure of the Catholic church, and can’t be dealt with as equals, i.e., dealing with the Orthodox.

    Chicago Conference Notes

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