Fellay, who knows he has within [the Society] a group outspokenly opposed to the agreement (estimated at around 25%, but which includes also the other three bishops, Williamson, Tissier de Mallerais and Galarreta, though with differentiated positions), probably wanted to calm his internal partners on the fact that the canonical setting and the reentry into full communion will take place according to those two conditions already made public by him in the past few weeks. [Rorate caeli translation]
|Bishop Fellay meeting Pope Benedict|
An update to the background of the negotiations by Tornielli can be found here.
Further recommended reading: Lefebrians answer to the Vatican