(Menzingen) In the Priestly Fraternityof St. Pius X (FSSPX) there is a considerable staff castle move. The release of Father Franz Schmidberger, second superior general of the Society from 1982 to 1994, from his office as Rector at the seminary of Zaitzkofen has already been reported. He is retiring. But it is not the only personnel change. Father Davide Pagliarani, the fourth Superior General since the summer of 2018, made major reshuffles during his term of office for the first time.
Bishop Bernard Fellay, the third Superior General until 2018, leaves the General House in Menzingen and moves to the Seminary of St. Thomas Aquinas in the USA.
Bishop Bernard Tissier de Mallerais, suffering from ill health, is being referred to the Seminary of St. Pius X in Ecene as a retreat.
Fr. Christian Thouvenot, until now Secretary General of the General House, becomes a professor at the seminary in Ecene.
Fr. Franz Schmidberger, until now Rector at the Seminary of the Heart of Jesus in Zaitzkofen, moves to the district of Germany.
Fr. Jürgen Wegner, until now district superior of the DISTRICT USA, moves to the district of Austria.
Fr. Philippe Brunet, until now Superior of the Autonomous House of Spain-Portugal, becomes professor at the Seminary U.L.F. and co-saviour of La Reja in Argentina.
Fr. Mario Trejo, previously district superior of the District of South America, moves to another assignment in the District of South America.
Fr. Daniel Couture, previously district superior of the District of Canada, becomes Prior of the contemplative House of Notre-Dame de Montgardin in France.
Fr. Pierre-Marie Laurenon, previously Prior of the contemplative house of Notre-Dame de Montgardin, moves to the district of France.
Fr. Jorge Amozurrutia, previously district superior of the District of Mexico, becomes Superior of the Autonomous House of Spain-Portugal.
Fr. Pascal Schreiber, until now District Superior of the District of Switzerland, becomes Rector at the Seminary Of The Heart of Jesus in Zaitzkofen.
Fr. Daniel Themann, previously Rector at the Holy Cross Seminary in Australia, becomes District Superior of the District of Australia.
Fr. John Fullerton, previously District Superior of the District of Australia, becomes District Superior of the District of the United States.
Fr. Foucauld Le Roux becomes the new Secretary General of the General House.
Father Thibaud Favre becomes district superior of the district of Switzerland.
Fr. Robert MacPherson becomes Regens at the Seminary of the Holy Cross in Australia.
Father Pierre Mouroux becomes district superior of the District of Mexico.
P. Joaquin Cortés becomes district superior of the District of South America.
Fr. David Sherry becomes district superior of the District of Canada.
According to the traditional Internet newspaper Riposte Catholique, the line that follows the motto: "Outside the Society there is no salvation" has been strengthened.
Text: Giuseppe Nardi Picture: fsspx.org (Screenshot)