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Holy Cross Seminary

Most Asked Questions about the Society of Saint Pius X
By the Fathers of Holy Cross Seminary


A handbook explaining the positions of the Society of Saint Pius X on the Pope,
the New Mass, and the new (1983) Code of Canon Law.

Includes a brief history of the first 25 years of the Society of Saint Pius X.

CONTENTS


INTRODUCTION

PART I: PRINCIPLES
Some texts as guiding principles in today's crisis

PART II: QUESTIONS

Question 1: Who was Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre?
Question 2: What is the Society of Saint Pius X?
Question 3: áá Wasn't the Society of Saint Pius X lawfully suppressed?
Question 4: Wasn't Archbishop Lefebvre suspended from performing all sacred functions,
along with all the priests he ordained?
Question 5: Why should Catholics have nothing to do with the Novus Ordo Missae?
Question 6: What are Catholics to think of Vatican II?
Question 7: But shouldn't we be following Pope John Paul II?
Question 8: Shouldn't we accept the 1983 Code of Canon Law?
Question 9: Do traditional priests have jurisdiction?
Question 10: May we attend the Indult Mass?
Question 11: Wasn't Archbishop Lefebvre excommunicated for consecrating bishops unlawfully?
Question 12: Isn't the Society of Saint Plus X schismatic?
Question 13: What are we to think of the Fraternity of Saint Peter?
Question 14: What are we to think of the new Catechism of the Catholic Church (1992).
Question 15: What of the sedevacantists?

APPENDIX I:
The Declaration of Archbishop Lefebvre (Nov. 21, 1974)

APPENDIX II:
Suggested Reading

APPENDIX III:
International Diary: A Short History of the Society of Saint Pius X
by Rev. Fr. Ramon AnglÚs
(reprinted from The Angelus, January 1996)

APPENDIX IV:
Jubilee Sermon of Archbishop Lefebvre

APPENDIX V:
The 1988 Consecration Sermon of Archbishop Lefebvre

 

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