Bishop Bernard Fellay via RORATE CÆLI:
"At the moment I don’t have anything else
but this. So, let us continue to pray, let us entrust these big, big
intentions to the good God. He will not abandon us! Here we must have
this hope! Whoever asks from our Lord His help, will not be left alone
In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. Amen."
"Whether this will come to fruition
depends on terms that are not yet clear. There are still points that
It could happen that, in the upcoming days, weeks - it is very hard to
ascertain this -, the Pope will decide directly. It could be that he
takes the case back to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
There is a lot of pressure in Rome. Which is why I couldn't say more
than this. That is the current status.
"One must not think that things will be easy afterwards. To use the words of the Pope that describe the situation quite well: 'I know,' he said, 'that it would be easier both for the Society and for myself to leave the situation as it currently is.'
This describes very well the situation, and also that the Pope himself
knows that he, when he does it, will be attacked. And also that the
situation will not be easy for us. That which will arise out of this
situation will be with Rome or against it. Both of which will be
"Yet we have trust in the good God. He has
guided us very well so far. We must not think that, praying so much, He
would abandon us in the moment of greatest danger. That would be [a
thought] against hope. We are counting on God's assistance. We are ready
to pay the cost. His will be done.