(Vatican Radio) Cardinal Gerhard Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, held talks on Tuesday with Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X, and both pledged to continue their dialogue aimed at achieving a full reconciliation.
The following is an English translation of the official statement from the Holy See’s Press Office about their meeting:
The meeting in the Vatican took place on Tuesday[, September 23, 2014,] in a cordial atmosphere between Cardinal Gerhard Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) and Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X. Tuesday’s meeting was also attended by: Archbishop Luis Ladaria of the CDF, Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, Assistant Secretary at the CDF, and Archbishop Guido Pozzo, Secretary of the Pontifical Commision Ecclesia Dei, and the assistants of the Society of Saint Pius X, the Revs. Nikolas Pfluger and Alain-Marc Nély. During the meeting, the two parties discussed several problems of a doctrinal and canonical nature and agreed to proceed in stages and within a reasonable timeframe towards the desired goal of full reconciliation.
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