Williamson removed as head of SSPX seminary

SSPX leaders are continuing to quarantine the Holocaust-denying bishop, Richard Williamson. The Italian daily La Repubblica reports today that Williamson has been removed from the seminary in La Reja, outside Buenos Aries, which he had headed since 2003.
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posted February 9, 2009 at 11:22 am

Does he still get to keep the retirement property? His pension? His 401k? The poor man’s still gotta eat, doesn’t he?

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Tom Collins

posted February 9, 2009 at 3:04 pm

There are many solutions to the current economic malaise. One is mortgage modifications. The banks do not want your home and will lower your current maortgage or lower your interest rate or both. You need a professional to do this but there are many non profits that are doing this but there are not effective. the econonmy will improve because of the $15000 tax rebate thant anyone that buys a house. This should cut the forclosure problem ;quickly so save your home and the value will go up. Do not listen to all the nay sayers there propose is to spread fear so the gvoernment will become your sole source of problem solving, place your trust in God no matter what happens.

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posted February 9, 2009 at 9:41 pm

Good Questions, Tom! :o)
At least Williamson may be paying some kind of price for his statements. Doubt he will suffer much, however. Now that he doesn’t have to run the seminary anymore it will give him time to recheck his Holocaust research to see if his previous statesments were indeed accurate. What a jerk!

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posted February 10, 2009 at 7:25 pm

It always baffles me when people comment and call those in religion names when they do not even know the person or their intent. I happen to know Bishop Williamson and I also belong to the Society of Saint Pius x and Bishop Williamson is far from a “jerk” as one writer said. Perhaps he knows what he is talking about and the rest of you don’t want to believe it! Time will tell!!!!

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posted February 10, 2009 at 7:29 pm

To clarify my above statement, I meant that perhaps Bishop Williamson knows what he is talking about, just so there isn’t any confusion about whom I meant.

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posted February 10, 2009 at 8:39 pm

You’re right, Alice, I don’t believe Williamson’s statements about the Holocaust. I seriously doubt many do, considering the folks who saw the camps and came back with the films and pictures of the death camps. The survivors of those camps certainly weren’t lying either. The leader of Iran doesn’t believe the Holocaust happened either. What class does that put Williamson in? Time has already told….

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Viva Lefevbre

posted February 11, 2009 at 5:03 pm

Two things … Archbishop Lefevbre is a Saint …. Bishop Williamson is an ego maniac that finally got his 15 minutes of fame … In the end … Benedict will restore tradition and will be the greatest Pope of our lifetime.

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posted February 12, 2009 at 3:12 pm

Benny will be the greatest pope in our lifetime, V.Lefebre? Just like G. Bush AKA “W” will go down as a great president of the U.S.! IMO, neither will happen.

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