- Aug 10, 2020
Don Alessandro Maria Minutella is a strong traditionalist who now aspires to lead what he calls the “Catholic resistance,” forming a “small remnant” who spurn the “false Bergoglian church” (a reference to Pope Francis’s given name) and declare their allegiance to Pope Benedict XVI
The Vatican doctrinal office announced the optional use of seven eucharistic prefaces as well as the celebration of the feast days of recently canonized saints in the “extraordinary” form of the Mass.
Saturday’s decision by Pope Francis to suppress the Vatican’s “Ecclesia Dei” commission may not be the death of efforts at reconciliation with the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X.
After a meeting between the superior general of the Society of St. Pius X and the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the canonically irregular priestly society said the problem in its relations with the Holy See is fundamentally doctrinal.
On Wednesday the general chapter of the Society of Saint Pius X, a canonically irregular priestly society, elected Father Davide Pagliarani as its superior general.