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New "Ecclesia Dei"

The new composition of "Ecclesia Dei" (Bollettino):
The Holy Father thanked the Emin. Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos, at the end of his service as President of the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei", and has named as President of said Commission the Emin. Card. William Joseph Levada, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
The Pope has named Secretary of the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei" the Rev. Mons. Guido Pozzo ... .
Note: In his note following the publication of the new motu proprio Ecclesiae Unitatem, Cardinal Levada also informed that "the Holy Father, through the Cardinal Secretary of State, also thanked Mons. Camille Perl for so many years of service in the same Commission."

Since the new structure of the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei", as foreseen in Ecclesiae Unitatem, does not include the post of Vice-President, but only those of President, Secretary, and other "officials", and considering the note of gratitude of the Holy Father to Monsignor Perl, similar in nature to his personal note to Cardinal Castrillón, it seems that Perl will not remain within the structure of the new "Ecclesia Dei".


  1. Ma Tucker11:33 AM

    Well, is this some more paternal mortification being applied I wonder?

    Sometimes when forced to defend an alternative position the mind and heart is opened to another way. I hope and pray this is true for Cardinal Levada.

  2. What can be said of this msgr Guido Pozzo?

  3. Anonymous3:37 AM

    So what happens now to the FSSR of Fr M.Mary? Are they too having doctrinal talks or do they have to "put up and shut up"?


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