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Since so many of our brothers and sisters are cutting themselves off from Rome, and naming the new Mass as the reason, it gives one cause to pause in regard to what went wrong.
 
However, at reader request, here is a listing (not exhaustive) of the following:
 
The "Autocephalous" communities, who have their own "pope;"
 
The "Schismatics," who don't have their own pope, but keep Tradition going more as Nostalgia than True Memory, and would rather be at odds with the Holy See; and
 
The "Sedevacantists," who don't believe that Pope John Paul II is a true pope, and that there hasn't been a "real" pope since the death of Pope St. Pius X.
 
Ecclesia Dei Traditionalists are in communion with Rome, and follow the papal letter "Ecclesia Dei Afflicta."  They believe the Latin Mass to be more reverent than the Novus Ordo, but will attend the latter if in a pinch (or if there is no other choice).  ECCLESIA DEI TRADITIONALISTS HAVE THE POPE'S BLESSING!!!  We here at the Society of Our Lady of the Cloister are Ecclesia Dei Traditionalists--NOT autocephalous, schismatic, or sedevacantist!!!
 
 

Part of the eremetical charism of the Hermits of the Holy Ghost and Fr. Henkel is to bring about the reconciliation of autocephalous churches, schismatics, and sedevacantists with the Holy See. Please click here for the Hermits' webpage.

Autocephalous Churches

Not in Communion with Rome--includes not only schismatics, but sedevacantists as well

St. Padre Pio, pray for us! 

"Do not rouse my love until it please to wake."  (Song of Songs)