Superior General’s letters

Consecration of Fr. Jean-Michel Faure

March 19, 2015
Communique of the General House of the Society of St. Pius X concerning the episcopal consecration of Fr. Jean-Michel Faure.

November 2014 - Superior General's Letter #83

November 20, 2014
Bishop Fellay writes about Pope Benedict's "disastrous vision" for the Church, while offering certain remedies the SSPX provides to counteract present-day dangers.

April 2014 - Superior General's Letter #82

April 13, 2014
The Superior General Bishop Fellay explains the double problem behind the canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II due to take place on April 27th.

December 2013 - Superior General's Letter #81

December 12, 2013
Both, religious ignorance and the reaffirmation of the unfortunate direction of the Second Vatican Council cannot but aggravate the tragic situation of the Church. It will take a superhuman effort to counteract this constant threat for souls and for the Church. Therefore the Society will start the fourth Rosary crusade, a crusade of one's duty of state.

April 2013 - Superior General's Letter #80

April 15, 2013
The Society found itself in a delicate position during most of the year 2012, following the approach of Benedict XVI in attempting to normalize our situation. The trouble caused by the uncertainties vanished as of June 13, 2012, by a letter from Benedict XVI himself. As Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, wrote in a letter addressed to the members of the Society of St. Pius X, "on the doctrinal level we are still at the point where we started out in the 1970s."

December 2011 - Superior General's Letter #79

December 20, 2011
The basis for the current problem in the Church can be summarized as a loss of the faith in the divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ. This loss is manifested in the teachings of the Second Vatican Council on religious liberty, ecumenism and collegiality. That is why the Society speaks so often about the Kingship of Christ for it is the summary of our recognition of His Divinity.

April 2011 - Superior General's Letter #78

April 10, 2011
Spiritual catastrophes wound or kill souls. The scandalous pontificate of Pope John Paul II promotes the triumph of revolutionary ideas within the Church. The coming of Pope Benedict gives hope for a rectification of the situation, but the revival of Assisi will lead to indifferentism in everyday life. Therefore a third Rosary Crusade has been launched.

November 2010 - Superior General's Letter #77

November 27, 2010
The sum total of events that the Society has encountered over the past 40 years is beyond all imagination. She has been punished because of her obedience to the faith and her fidelity to doctrine. Two points intimately linked should be underlined: The Kingship of Christ and the priesthood. There is a movement towards a return and the Society can offer an important contribution.

May 2010 - Superior General's Letter #76

April 30, 2010
The pontificate of Benedict XVI shows on the one side a real movement towards Tradition and on the other side regrettable acts along the same line as Pope John Paul II. It is difficult to know what to expect in the upcoming years. After the second rosary crusade gathered nineteen million rosaries, we wish that the authorities will accomplish the famous consecration of Russia.

October 2009 - Superior General's Letter #75

October 10, 2009
The Church since Fatima is in the process of being transformed into a pile of spiritual ruins and its demolition is carried out especially by subversion and infiltration. Since the Council the Church fell into step with the world. We clearly see that the message of Fatima has not come to an end. During this month of October the doctrinal discussions with Rome will start.