Yea, even if Webster was excommunicated, orders were communicated to Pfeiffer. Canon 209.
- OC 2261 §2 (NC 1335). The Church suspends its prohibition for an excommunicated or suspended priest celebrating the Sacraments or posing acts requiring jurisdiction, provided it be in favor of the faithful who request it for any reasonable cause at all, and especially if there is no other minister.
1. Not if he didnt say the correct form.
2. Not if his own ordination is in question.
3. Even if fr. Pfeiffer is a bishop, who would accept his utter hipocracy and bashing his own consecrator the day after his consecration?
It is questionable no matter how you slice it.
I am glad to be away from that mess.