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  • n. Plural form of consecration.


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  • Rome has declared that, while the consecrations were a schismatic act, they were NEVER an act which resulted in schism.

    Fellay speaks: The talks begin in the autumn of 2009

  • Priestly Code the abstract _milluim_ [ "consecrations"] is chiefly used, with subject and object left out, as the name of a mere inaugural ceremony which lasts for several days (Leviticus viii.


  • The Church tracks the consecrations of a few renegade bishops and considers them valid, but illicit.

    The validity of the original SSPX excommunications...

  • If it is true that these four bishops "are now Catholic bishops, that is for sure," is that because of the lifting of the excommunication -- does the lifting of the excommunication imply a retroactive consent to the illicit consecrations?

    The validity of the original SSPX excommunications...

  • TAC members split from the Canterbury-based Anglican Communion headed by Archbishop Rowan Williams over issues such as its ordination of women priests and episcopal consecrations of women and practising homosexuals.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • The most disturbing episode, which goes against everything indicated by the pope, is the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first illegitimate consecrations in 1958.


  • Members consider donations of land, money and labor to the church, funneled through the trust, to be consecrations or tithes.

    Judge won’t stop hearing on FLDS sect land sale

  • has been covering the coverage of this story and has pointed out the problematic language used to explain what exactly the Vatican did - and did not - do when it lifted the excommunications against Bp Williamson and the other 4 involved in the unlawful episcopal consecrations performed by the late Abp.

    Bishop Will Read Up On Auschwitz, But May Not Recant - The Lede Blog -

  • And while we have fantastic records as to Apostolic Succession and have solved the problem as to whether worthless Bishops consecrations are still valid early on, The Catholic faith has waxed and waned in more periods of history than our own.

    Motu Proprio "Ecclesiae Unitatem" - in English

  • For me, one of the elements of the SSPX consecrations that few comment on is that the four bishops for the SSPX have never lost their unity and gone off on their own.

    Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta chairman of the SSPX commission


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