Can one receive Communion from an SSPX priest?


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Can one receive Communion from a St. Pius X priest? Is it the True Presence of Jesus Christ? Was Archbishop Lebfevre excommunicated?


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[quote=Sandy T]Can one receive Communion from a St. Pius X priest?
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Ordinarily speaking, one should not receive Communion from an SSPX priest because the Eucharist is a sign of unity and a Catholic should avoid the appearance of unity with a schismatic society. However, if one is on his deathbed and does not have access to a Catholic priest, one may receive the last rites from any validly-ordained priest.

[quote=Sandy T]Is it the True Presence of Jesus Christ?
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Assuming the priest is validly ordained, yes.

[quote=Sandy T]Was Archbishop Lebfevre excommunicated?
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Yes. See Ecclesia Dei by Pope John Paul II.


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