May 24, 2012. (Romereports.com)
The Colombian Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos has served as the chairman of the commission Ecclesia Dei for nine years. Over that time he's closely followed the discussions and negotiations with the Lefebvrians. In June of 2009 he passed that chore to Cardinal William Joseph Levada.
The negotiations with the Society of St. Pius X are now at a critical point. Benedict XVI is currently analyzing the response by the group's Superior General and the objections that some cardinals have raised to their acceptance back into the Church. Card. Darío Castrillón Hoyos“As far as I am informed, it is no longer in my hands, but I think it
has very good prospects. It seems the Holy See has offered a very good
framework from the liturgical point of view, from an institutional one
also, in the way of receiving them. And there was a response from Bishop
Fellay and his counselors. I have great hopes that we are close to full
On May 16, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith said it was
not satisfied with Bishop Fellay's response to the document presented to
the group by the Pope, in hopes of resolving their split with the
There is even divisions within the Society of St. Pius X, as shown in a
letter written by three bishops to Fellay, saying that a union with Rome
would “put them in the hands of liberal modernists”.