Monday’s Religion News Roundup: SSPX’s anti-Semitism* Obama’s Toaism* ND’s Catholicism

The head of the Society of St. Pius X, a conservative Catholic order, called Jews “enemies of the church,” late last month, according to a video posted on YouTube.

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior general of the society, also said that he’s been getting mixed messages from the Vatican about SSPX rejoining the church, which he says has been opposed by “the Jews, the Masons.”

Concerned for their future in Egypt, some Copts are reportedly considering leaving the country, which recently adopted a constitution with an Islamist bent. The leader of Egyptian Catholics says the constitution “prepares the way for an Islamic caliphate.”

The Church of England has dropped its ban on gay clergy in civil partnerships becoming bishops — but only if they agree to remain celibate.

The former Episcopal diocese of South Carolina, which left the national church last year, is suing the denomination over parish property.


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