It isn't often I disagree with Fr. Z (and I've never disagreed with his faithful right-on-the-money articulation of Church teaching), but I thought my perspective was worth sharing on this post.
John Allen has written an article about Williamson and SSPXers that basically states SSPX the Church isn't interested in investing resources to lure one million pigheaded terrorists back to the Church, but they would like to lasso the power to ordain.
They'll put millions into resources to lure 100 eight-year-old apostate nuns but a million SSPXers is like the dirt that comes off the bottom of their shoe.
Fr. Z is astounded by Allen's chilling tone and content. But, one would be hard pressed to come up with any evidence to contradict Allen in this papacy. Every shred of evidence suggests that not only does Pope Francis not want SSPXers back, he wants to get rid of anyone attracted to or practicing TLM that is still on the Ark of the Covenant.
I don't think the ride on the end of the Holy Father's shoe is limited to Latin Rite Catholics - it's anyone unwilling to sign their children up to Kasper's heresy. But, he's spent the first two years of his papacy attacking, discrediting, dismantling and sabotaging TLM Catholic families.
Is anyone surprised that Williamson is watching the nuthouse and getting a fleet ready to collect those who will undoubtedly despair when the Synod unravels?
It was predictable.
It's kind of shocking for the press to say it out loud, but let us face it: Allen is absolutely right. LOL