What is Society of St. Puis X ?


I got into talking with someone who claims to be a traditionalist, and questions the current pope and the Second Vatican council. He says that the mass he attends celebrated by priest who belong to the Society of Pope Pius X.?
I ask someone else about this and he didn’t know much about the Society of St. Pius X, but thought they might be a schismatic group.

Could you please clearify.


For a canonical history of the Society of Saint Pius X, I refer you to Peter Vere’s (former member of the Society of Saint Pius X) writings at jloughnan.tripod.com/index.htm. I also recommend James Likoudis’ book The Pope the Council and the Mass.

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