Dear Friends and Benefactors,
Dear Friends and Benefactors,
No pope has spoken so often, so well and on so many subjects as Pius XII. He had an amazing gift for adapting himself to every kind of audience – Children or statesman, factory workers, young couples, bankers, army generals, railway workers, doctors, etc., and to speak to them of their own problem with sympathetic insight and presenting them a catholic solution. Countless people of every class went to see him and hear his counsels. In his address on Nov 6, 1955 he mentions about “the ever-growing numbers of those who want to not merely to see the Vicar of Christ but to hear his counsels on the most varied topics”. “There is a holy desire,” he added, “to seek in the doctrine of Christ the principles for solving the problems which are keeping individuals and nations in suspense”.
For more than half a century, the State has had a strict birth control policy. The “two children per couple” rule, however, has never been so close to being overturned.
On November 12, 2017, the day after the feast of St. Martin, patron saint of the archdiocese of Utrecht, Bishop Fellay, Superior General of the Priestly Society of St. Pius X, reconciled the church of St. Willibrord.
As of this summer, Sister André is the oldest nun in the world. On October 20, 2017, when Honorine Rondello died in her 114th year, she also became the eldest French person, at 113 years. Born on February 11, 1904, to a Protestant family of Alès in the department of Le Gard, Lucile Randon converted to Catholicism and was baptized at age 19, in 1923.
The Traditional Latin Mass Community of India, Chennai was the blue eyed baby of the Traditional Catholic world on the 4th of November 2017 as it was the 2nd time this year that we had the privilege of a recollection led by Fr. Karl Stehlin the District Superior of Asia for the SSPX and the Father Director of the Militia Immaculatae. The theme he chose was “Heaven, Purgatory and hell” a Catechism from the Blessed Mother herself to the three shepherd children of Fatima. Preparations were underway at the Shrine of our Lady of Light for a day of prayer and recollection...
On the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, heavenly patron of the Brothers of the Society of St. Pius X, three brothers renewed their religious profession in Goulburn, New South Wales (Australia).
On this great Marian feast of August 22, FSSPX.News offers readers this article by Fr. Michel Simoulin on devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Here is an extract from the book Brief Catechism on Fatima, published by Kolbe Publications. It offers 33 questions and answers divided in four chapter: The Apparitions at Fatima, The Secret of Fatima, The Third Secret & the Crisis in the Church, and Practicing Devotion to the Immaculate Heart.
Under a bright sun and with a temperature of 90 F, the pontifical Mass was celebrated by Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X. He was assisted by Frs. Niklaus Pfluger and Alain-Marc Nély. Fr.