Le Figaro on SSPX election: "Fellay toppled", "Side opposed to deal with Rome now in charge."

Dr. Chojnowski: Le Figaro,  termed by Wikipedia the oldest French daily newspaper and one of the two newspapers, along with Le Monde, calls the election of Fr. Davide Pagliarani the "toppling of Bishop Fellay." Now, says the paper, "those who oppose a deal with Rome are in charge." They are surprised by this since they report that Bishop Fellay was the favorite to win re-election as Superior General! Readers, I reported to you early that Fr. Pagliarani was the favorite and that Bishop Fellay was not going to be reelected.clerical-rumors-fr-david-pagliarani.html I also reported to you that the victory by Fr. Pagliarani is being seen as a victory of the "Center-Right." Here is the article from Rorate Coeli:

le-figaro-on-sspx-election-fellay.html

Le Figaro on SSPX election: "Fellay toppled", "Side opposed to deal with Rome now in charge."

Yesterday, following the election of their new Superior-General, the General Chapter of the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) elected his two Assistants: Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta and Father Christian Bouchacourt.

The religion correspondent of the main French daily, Le Figaro, Jean-Marie Guénois, explains the new situation:
Lefebvrists: Bishop Fellay is toppled, Father Davide Pagliarani becomes new Superior-General

by Jean-Marie Guénois

In the setting of a General Chapter that took place Wednesday in Ecône, Switzerland, a new Superior-General was elected to head the Society of Saint Pius X, toppling the current Superior, Bishop Fellay, that was nonetheless considered the favorite. With this new man in charge, Father Davide Pagliarani, it is the side opposed to a rapprochement with Rome that has now has the upper hand.


It is a surprise. After two terms of twelve years heading the Society of Saint Pius X -- founded by Abp. Marcel Lefebvre, leader of the opponents of the Vatican II Council -- Bishop Bernard Fellay, 60, of Swiss nationality, was not re-elected as Superior General. Yet, he had been considered as the favorite.

...

It was also learned in the evening that Bishop de Galarreta and Father Christian Bouchacourt -- of French nationality and superior of the District of France -- had been elected "assistants" of the new Superior. The orientation of this new team suggests that the dossier of rapprochement with Rome could slow down, or stagnate, considering how relevant are the doctrinal disagreements between the Vatican and Ecône.

[Source: Le Figaro, July 11/12, 2018 - excerpts]

Comments

Popular Posts

Clerical Rumors: Who is Ahead in the Final Stretch of the Race for SSPX Superior General. Some Surprises, Indeed.

Martin Luther: Betrayer of Church, Friends, and Supporters --- Question: How can you hate the Catholic Church and the Papacy so much and still get a statue in the Vatican?

Breaking: Sister Lucy Facial Recognition Analysis to be Done Tomorrow June 28th, Vigil of the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. Results should be Known at the End of the Day.

Clerical Rumors: Fr. David Pagliarani Superior General Front-Runner as SSPX Starts General Chapter.

Two "Sister Lucys" Standing Side-By Side in 1967? Check out the latest Pictures. Also, I am putting out a call for high-definition Pictures of "Sister Lucy" from any time period of her "life." Please send now. Top Facial Recognition Experts in the Country Are Beginning their Work.

Death Spiral of the Fatima Center? Financial Crisis, Job Cut Backs, Hours Trimmed. Revival Sought with Neo-Con Youth Conference.

Still Here: In order to Achieve Certainty with regard to the Sister Lucy Case, the Investigation Using the Latest Facial Recognition Technology Will be Extended into July. The Investigation is International, the Technology is the Most Up to date, and the Professionals Involved are of the Highest Quality. They are producing a Report that is Scientific and Cannot be Gainsaid. Please Bear With Me.

200 Proof Modernism. I Have Finally Found My Copy of ON HEAVEN AND EARTH, authored in 2010, by Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Abraham Skorka. I have found the quotation which expresses perfectly the Modernism condemned by St. Pius X in Pascendi. Read and Weep.