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Solemn Mass is celebrated at St. Clement Parish, Ottawa, Canada, which is entrusted to the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP).

What is Pope Francis’ plan for traditionalist groups?

Feb 22, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

A new decree underlines the pope’s complex relationship with the traditionalist world. Read more

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Traditionalist communities cautiously optimistic after FSSP news

Feb 21, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Traditional Latin Mass attendees expressed cautious optimism on Monday after a traditionalist community released a communique detailing their continued permission... Read more

The prostration of the ordinands at the Fraternity of St. Peter's Roman Parish, Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini, June 27, 2013

What is the FSSP?

Feb 21, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, a society of apostolic life which celebrates the Roman rite according to the liturgical... Read more

June 22,2013: The prostration of the ordinands during the Litany of the Saints at the Fraternity of St. Peter's Roman parish, Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini in Rome

FSSP says Pope Francis has issued decree confirming its use of 1962 liturgical books

Feb 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The decree reportedly followed two FSSP members’ private audience with the pope. Read more

Seminarians of the FSSP's International Seminary of St. Peter.

EWTN documentary highlights chart-topping Christmas album from Germany, 'Sancta Nox'

Dec 23, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A documentary airing on EWTN this Christmas will bring viewers to a seminary in Bavaria, home to an internationally diverse... Read more

Canon Dominique Aubert, rector of Chartres Cathedral, celebrates the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite.

FSSP: New liturgy document 'does not directly address' former Ecclesia Dei communities

Dec 18, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

One of the largest traditional societies of apostolic life responded to the latest document issued by the Congregation for Divine... Read more

Father James Jackson, FSSP, appearing at a Nov. 15 arraignment in Rhode Island District Court.

'No plea' entered on Providence priest’s behalf amid child pornography charges

Nov 15, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A state district court judge on Monday entered “no plea” on behalf of Father James Jackson, FSSP, a Rhode Island-based... Read more

Father James Jackson, FSSP, delivers the homily at the funeral Mass for slain Boulder police officer Eric Talley on March 29, 2021, at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colorado

FSSP pastor arrested on child pornography charges in Providence

Oct 31, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Father James Jackson, 66, the pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Providence, Rhode Island, is accused of possession of child... Read more

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Church officials evaluating priest who told Catholics to ‘disobey’ bishop on mask wearing

Sep 2, 2020

By JD Flynn

Both the Archdiocese of Denver and the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter are reviewing the situation of a priest who... Read more

Battling virus and the 'invisible malice of malady', FSSP seminary trusts providence

Mar 21, 2020

Most of the community at the European seminary of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter are sick from coronavirus, and... Read more

Fr. Andrzej Komorowski, who was elected superior general of the FSSP July 9, 2018. Photo courtesy of the FSSP.

FSSP elects new superior general

Jul 10, 2018

The general chapter of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, a society of apostolic life which celebrates the extraordinary form... Read more