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New Superior General for SSPX

The surprise election of Fr Davide Pagliarani raises questions over whether the society will reconcile with Rome

Authorities stopped them celebrating Mass on Shrine property as they are in an ‘irregular canonical relationship’ with the Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Despite his doubts, the Pope said the ‘spiritual and pastoral facts cannot be denied: people go there and convert’

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Cardinal Müller’s letter is a small but significant step. Canonically speaking, there’s no need to panic

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Pope’s decision approves a proposal made by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Pontifical Commission, Ecclesia Dei

Il Foglio newspaper says the Pope helped to speed up the purchase of a church and complex

Pope Francis’s traditionalists

John Paul II couldn’t strike a deal that satisfied the SSPX. Nor could Benedict. Enter the unlikeliest of bridge-builders