Vatican says unity with traditionalist SSPX needs ‘further discussions’

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Reconciliation between the Vatican and a conservative breakaway group will require “further discussions” the Vatican doctrinal office said on Wednesday, while stressing that each member of the group will have to agree on key points of Catholic doctrine, including relationship with the Jews. By Alessandro Speciale.

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Traditionalists facing showdown with Vatican

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI has drawn the ire of many Catholics with its attempt to reconcile with the Society of St. Pius X, a traditionalist breakaway Catholic group. Now, the SSPX's final answer to a Vatican offer of reconciliation is expected within days. By Alessandro Speciale.

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