Vatican plans first meeting with Society of Pius X

The Holy See Press Office Director, Fr Federico Lombardi SJ, released the following  declaration yesterday afternoon:

'The first of the planned meetings with representatives of the Society of St  Pius X will take place on the morning of Monday 26 October.

'For the Pontifical Commission 'Ecclesia Dei' the meeting will be attended, apart from by its secretary Msgr Guido Pozzi, by Archbishop Luis F Ladaria Ferrer SJ, secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and by the previously appointed experts: Fr Charles Morerod OP, secretary of the International Theological Commission; Msgr Fernando Ocariz, vicar general of Opus Dei; and Fr Karl Josef Becker SJ. All three experts are consultors of the Congregation for he Doctrine of the Faith.

'The meeting will take place in the Palazzo del Sant'Uffizio. The contents of the discussions, which will focus on unresolved doctrinal issues, will remain strictly private.

'At the end of the meeting a communique will be released'.

Source: VIS

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