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Homily of Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos on the 20th anniversary of the FSSP

[Original: German] Trinità dei Pellegrini Catholic Church, Rome, October 18, 2008. “He sent them two and two before his face into every city and place whither He Himself was to come.” (Gospel) Esteemed Superior General, Father John Berg, Esteemed Fellow Priests, Dear Seminarians, Dear Faithful! God, our Lord, has always wanted to save individual persons, to unlock for others the […]

Homily of Cardinal Ratzinger in Wigratzbad

Dear confreres in the priestly service, Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord! “This is the day the Lord has made. Let us be glad and rejoice in it” (Psalm 117:24). These radiant words of Easter, with which the Church responds today to the message of the Resurrection, are taken from an Old Testament liturgy of thanks, which was celebrated […]

Protocol between the Holy See and the Priestly Society of St. Pius X

Text of the agreement signed at Rome during the meeting between His Eminence Josef Cardinal Ratzinger and His Excellency Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. The Archbishop renounced the protocol before proceeding with episcopal consecrations on 30 June 1988 in the absence of a pontifical mandate and against the wishes of the Supreme Pontiff. [Original: French] I. Text of the Doctrinal Declaration I, […]