To His Excellency, Bishop Bernard Fellay, and to the Priests of the Society of Saint Pius X
Most dear Brothers,
Christian brotherhood is stronger than flesh and blood because it offers us, thanks to the divine Eucharist, a foretaste of heaven.
Christ invited us to experience communion, this is what our "I" is made of. Communion means loving one's neighbor a priori, because we have the one Savior in common with him. Based on this fact, communion is ready for every sacrifice in the name of unity; and this unity must be visible, as the last petition addressed by Our Lord to his Father teaches us - "ut unum sint, ut credat mundus" -, because this is the decisive testimony of Christ's friends.
It is undeniable that numerous facts of Vatican II and of the period that followed it, related to the human dimension of this event, have represented true calamities and have caused intense pain to many great Churchmen. But God does not allow His Holy Church to reach self-destruction... (continued)
- For the record: Monsignor Nicola Bux's letter to Bishop Fellay and the Priests of the SSPX
- Msgr. Bux to SSPX: “Come take part in this blessed future in which we can already foresee dawn, despite the persistant darkness.“