Marcel Lefebvre as well as the four bishops excommunicated. Let us share appropriate elements of their email to you, combined with the video clip he delivered us. Here is his email.
This video clip programs the lie they “have an apostolic mandate. “
Into the rubrics, the rite of episcopal consecration, the assistant priest presents the priests become consecrated as bishops, together with principal consecrator Lefebrve is directed into the rubrics to inquire of for the assistant priest, “Do you have an apostolic mandate? ” (Habetis mandatum apostolicum? – constantly thought as a written papal purchase to conduct the consecrations).
That real question is posed by Abp. Lefebvre at moment 8:28. At moment 8:30 when you look at the movie, Fr. Schmittberger obviously responds saying, “Habemus” (‘We get one’), therefore lying in the liturgy it self.
That this apostolic mandate is to be a written document from the reigning pontiff is obvious through the next terms, and through the rubrics on their own, for the major consecrator will be expected to say: “Legatur” (‘Let it is browse’).
The archbishop did say “Legatur, ” but of program, there is no mandate that is papal be read.
The rubrics instruct that the mandate from the pope be read only at that point, which needless to say they skipped.…