In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI lifted the excommunications of the surviving bishops, while noting that “doctrinal questions obviously remain and until they are clarified the Society has no canonical status in the Church and its ministers cannot legitimately exercise any ministry.”
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Richard Williamson was convicted of incitement to hatred for comments amounting to Holocaust denial during a 2009 TV interview.
In a wide-ranging interview with the Register, the leader of the traditionalist priestly society details how Pope Francis has opened the door to the SSPX’s full integration with the Church.
The Holy Father’s action has been welcomed by Catholics as a positive step forward.