Frequently asked questions about the SSPX The way it used to be Question 1 What is the Society of St. Pius X? Question 2 Who was Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre? Question 3 Wasn't the SSPX lawfully suppressed? Question 4 Wasn't Archbishop Lefebvre suspended from performing all sacred functions, along with all the priests he ordained? Question 5 What is wrong with the Novus Ordo Missae? Question 6 What are Catholics to think of Vatican II? Question 7 But shouldn't we follow the pope? Question 8 Shouldn't we accept the 1983 Code of Canon Law ? Question 9 Do traditional priests have jurisdiction? Question 10 Can we attend the Masses offered under the provisions of Summorum Pontificum? Question 11 Wasn't Archbishop Lefebvre excommunicated for consecrating bishops unlawfully? Question 12 Isn't the SSPX schismatic? Question 13 What are we to think of the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP)? Question 14 What are we to think of the new Catechism of the Catholic Church (1992)? Question 15 What are we to think of the sedevacantists? Related Articles A Short History of the SSPX Get the full picture about the SSPX with this select group of informative conferences and articles SSPX and Rome: a complete listing! A complete listing of all articles, communiqués and press releases related to the discussions between the SSP X and the Holy See 8-13-2012 1974 Declaration of Archbishop Lefebvre 1979 Jubilee sermon of Archbishop Lefebvre 1988 Episcopal Consecrations' sermon of Archbishop Lefebvre Suggested additional reading ..