Michael J. Matt | Editor
SSPX Priest Celebrates Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica
By the gracious permission of the higher direction of the Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, the faithful of the church of Saint-Martin-des-Gaules, Noisy-le-Grand (near Paris) -- who were in Rome for a summer vacation pilgrimage led by Father Michel de Sivry, of the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) -- were able to attend a Mass at the Altar of Saint Pius X, where the saintly Pope's body reposes. The Mass in the Vatican Basilica was celebrated by Fr. de Sivry on August 9, 2014, during this special centennial year of the dies natalis of Saint Pius X.Video: http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2014/08/sspx-priest-celebrates-mass-in-saint.html
Diocese of Pittsburgh Warns Faithful of SSPX 'Schism'
Recently, the Diocese of Pittsburgh was informed that the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) has purchased the former St. James church building in the West End of Pittsburgh. So that no confusion exists regarding the canonical status of the Society of St. Pius X and the former St. James church building, the following notification is issued by the Department for Canonical Services of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
Readers of The Remnant will immediately recognize the name Anthony Fraser as the indefatigable editor of Apropos—the UK’s premier traditional Catholic magazine. Of course, Tony is also the son of the late, great Hamish Fraser—an early pioneer of the traditional Catholic movement as well as a close friend and collaborator of the founder of The Remnant, Walter L. Matt (RIP). His Approaches magazine is generally considered Europe’s traditionalist magazine of record during the turbulent years following Vatican II.
Using a clip from the 1950 film, "Cheaper By the Dozen", Michael Matt shows how yesterday's liberals are today's conservatives. Question: Are Catholic couples who leave family size up to God really "bad stewards"?