Excommunication Quotes by Malachi Martin, Pope Innocent III, Georg C. Lichtenberg and many others.
In the spiritual reality of the church, neither Marcel Lefebvre, nor his bishops and priests, nor the people who frequent the SSPX chapels suffered or suffer excommunication. I believe history will record that the intent to impose such an excommunication was invalid and illicit.
If it shall be necessary, through sentences of excommunication against their persons and of interdict against their lands, all backsliding being put an end to, they compel them to fulfil their vows.
With a pen in my hand I have successfully stormed bulwarks from which others armed with sword and excommunication have been repulsed.