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Agreement Between SSPX and Vatican Dead

In May, Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller, the now fired Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, provided the Society of St Pius X (SSPX) with conditions for an agreement with Rome. These conditions were approved by Pope Francis on May 20th. The headquarters of the SSPX sent Müller's letter to its priest, writes

The conditions ask for an “explicit acceptance of the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and those of the period after the Council” according to their required degrees of adherence.

Further, the SSPX has to recognize not only the validity but also the "legitimacy” of the New Rite of the Mass and the Sacraments.

This means, Francis and Müller have halted an agreement because they know that the SSPX cannot fulfil these conditions.

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Stonka Ziemniaczana
It was the sign of Holy Spirit intervention.
Vatican scored own goal. They were very close to disarm naive swiss bishop. Now the game is over. mentioned this post in Naive Bishop Fellay Disappointed.
Dr Bobus
My understanding is that it was Mueller who killed the negotiations when Benedict was pope by intervening with the demands for assent to Vat II. A few months ago he tried to get the pope to renews the Vat II demands, and he was told no. His latest strategy was to convene the SCDF, then produce a document to give to the SSPX.

As a bishop in Germany Mueller had no use for the SSPX.

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Dr Bobus
What is the source for this report?
Marcel Lefebvre said (paraphrasing) we will return to Rome when Rome returns to the Catholic faith. Our Lord has honored this even during the course of the bishop's passing.
The modernists in Rome have been tossing the Society carrots for awhile now, with no real intention of good will. If all of this can be verified I'm hoping the Society just walks away.
It was a farce from the beginning