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Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Pope John Paul I also hoped to reconcile the SSPX

Andrea Tornielli of Vatican Insider reports on the concerns that Patriarch Luciani had prior to his election as John Paul I over the SSPX: 

Reconciliation with traditionalist archbishop Marcel Lefebvre was also close to Pope Luciani’s heart. This was revealed to the director of the Italian Episcopal Conference’s television channel TV2000, Dino Boffo, by John Paul I’s secretary, Diego Lorenzi, during an interview on the occasion of the centenary of the “smiling Pope’s” birth. 

The full article may be read here

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