The reinstatement of Bishop Williamson by the Pope has been widely discussed. Not widely mentioned is the Bishop’s hate group the Society of St. Pius X which was also reinstated by the Pope. The Roman Catholic Church excommunicated The Society of St. Pius X (SSPX), founded by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, in 1988 along with Richard Williamson and three other member priests, declaring that their consecrations were “unlawful” and “schismatic.”
The reason for the excommunication (and reinstatement) had to do with church theology and not because of their spewing hatred, but make no mistake, the Society of St. Pius X openly propagates virulent anti-Semitism. The holocaust denial and other disgusting statements made by the Bishop are commonplace platforms within the Society.
The Switzerland-based SSPX insists that many Vatican II changes are inauthentic and illegal. “Their view of New Testament Scripture holds the Jews “directly responsible for the crucifixion,” and all subsequent generations of Jews cursed with the ‘blindness to things of G-d and eternity,’” charged Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. SSPX teaches that Jews as a people stand “in entire opposition with the Catholic Church.” Further, it asserts, “Christendom and Jewry are designed inevitably to meet everywhere without reconciliation or mixing.” It represents in history “the eternal struggle of Lucifer against G-d, of darkness against the Light.” “Jews,” SSPX insists, “should neither be eliminated from among us…nor given equality of rights. Jews are known to kill Christians.” SSPX reportedly sells copies of the infamous forgery The Protocols of the Elder of Zion, and its Bishop of Canada defends the libelous work on their website www.sspx.org.
Williamson has frequently been accused of anti-Semitism on the basis of reported remarks concerning Jews, Judaism and the Holocaust. In published letters to friends and benefactors he has quoted the Protocols of the Elders of Zion as authoritative, and reports of spoken remarks suggest he has sought to downplay the extent and significance of the Holocaust genocide:
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In his March 2000 letter to friends and benefactors, he wrote: “In today’s crisis of Church and world, our strength is in God alone, because humanly speaking we are powerless in the face of the trials confronting us. Our enemies are all-powerful, those inside the Church being much more dangerous than those outside. Just as the chief priests and ancients hated Jesus unto death, but they needed an Apostle to betray him, so we may blame Jews and Freemasons and others like them for engineering the destruction of the Church, but it has taken churchmen from within to do the actual betraying and destroying. Does Our Lord hate these traitors, as we can be sorely tempted to do? No, he seeks only their salvation, although their punishment will be horrible if they do not repent.”.
In his April 2000 letter, he wrote: “Catholics are the people of the New and Eternal Covenant, which did away with the Old Testament or Covenant made on Mount Sinai between God and the Israelites, as substance replaces shadow (Heb. X, 1). The Jews are no longer the people of a valid Covenant, in fact any religious practice of their dead covenant, because it looks forward to the Messiah coming, has been, ever since the Messiah came, mortal sin, at least objectively. And secondly, down 2,000 years Jews have repeatedly sought to undermine the Catholic Church and to take Christ out of Christendom (leaving only endom or enddoom!). In praying to commit the Church to “genuine brotherhood” with these people, does the Pope take into account this lesson of two millennia? He makes no mention of it in his prayer for pardon.”
Williamson is only one hater in the group, below are some highlights of the Societies venom from all over the world, published by the Dutch Magazine “Joods Actueel”
United States society of Saint Pius X
The Church can not ignore the facts of the past and the clear affirmations of international Jewry. The heads of this Jewry have for centuries conspired methodically and out of an undying hatred against the Catholic name and the destruction of the Catholic order, and for the construction of a world wide Jewish empire.
Money, the media, and international politics are for a large part in the hands of the Jews. Although the Jews are the biggest capitalists and should on that account be the greatest adversaries of the Russians and the communists, they do not fear them, but on the contrary, they help them to win. The founders of communism were Jews. They are the promoters, organizers and bankers.
With vigilance and clear-sightedness we should launch a systematic and methodical opposition to the equally systematic and methodical onslaught of “the enemy of man”, whose secret weapon is “the leaven of the Pharisees which is hypocrisy”.
International Judaism wants to radically defeat Christianity and to be its substitute. Its chief armies are the masons and the communists. This process of the Revolution began at the end of the Middle Ages, developed itself by pagan Renaissance, jumped forwards by leaps and bounds with the Reformation, destroyed the political and social basis of the Church by the French Revolution, tried to overthrow the Holy See with by an attack on the Papal States, emptied the Church’s resources on the occasion of the secularization of the goods of religious orders and dioceses, was the cause of a very grave internal crisis with the advance of Modernism, and finally, with communism, it invented the decisive instrument to delete the name of Christian from the very face of the earth.
… as Catholics have grown over the centuries since then weaker and weaker in the faith, especially since Vatican II, so the Jews have come closer and closer to fulfilling their substitute-Messianic drive towards world dominion.
Ireland (just removed but still on the international site)
There is one other question. Can we say that the Jews are guilty of Deicide? We must say yes because it is they who asked for Our Lord’s death and called for His blood upon their heads and the heads of their children. I want to make it very clear: I do not speak about the Jews as a race, I speak about the Jews as a religion.
So, what about the Jews of our day? Well, as long as they do not withdraw from this crime, from this action of their ancestors, they are also guilty of it. They must disassociate themselves from it and recognise Our Lord; they must be baptised and become His disciples.
..the Jews of now are for sure guilty of the murder of God, as long as they don’t recognize Christ as God and are baptized to atone for the sins of their forefathers
The Netherlands (Dutch)
Pope Johannes Paulus recited Psalms with Jews during his visit to a synagogue and invited catholics and jews to pray together for the coming of the Messiah.
Both in word and in deed the pope confirmed that all people and faiths are acceptable to God which is contrary to the Catholic Dogma. Herein we cannot follow the pope but must hold on to the teaching as given throughout the centuries.
Belgium (Rejection Vaticanum II)
Then, you have the non-converted Jews, who still expect the coming of the Messiah who will give them all the power over this world. This could rather be the anti-christ of the Apocalyps, who will bring world peace in the bad sense of the word, unbridled sinning and allowing of sin, and wage wars against the Catholics who preach conversion and will thus disturb this liberal chaos.
They still believe they are the chosen people and they await world domination yet they are not the chosen people after they rejected the true Messiah, our Lord Jezus Christ.
Austria and international site
(Synopsis: B’nai Brith financed the Soviet revolution so that the Czar and all representatives of the Orthodox Christian Faith could be butchered. This Jewish organization is found everywhere. They command the entire world. These Jews control all banks and are the owners of the most important companies, both in Russia and America.)
Since John Paul II became Pope, the Catholic Church have made great strides in removing the almost two thousand years of hate and venom directed toward the Jewish People. Pope Benedict has largely followed the lead of John Paul II. While the reinstatement of this hate group into the good graces of the church has nothing to do with their attitude toward Jews, it is still disappointing that the Catholic Church would want to associate with people whose teaching runs so contrary to that of their Messiah.