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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Vatican’s bill for sainthood €750,000?

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Vatican’s bill for sainthood €750,000?
The Times is reporting the following today: "Securing sainthood is a commercial process that can cost up to €750,000 in fees paid to a Vatican department that refuses to account for its spending. 

"That is one of the revelations contained in Merchants in the Temple, a  new book to be published tomorrow lifting the lid on financial skullduggery  and corruption in the Vatican."

REMNANT COMMENT: Well, what of it!  The folks at the Vatican have to eat, too. Besides, I'm sure this in no way detracts from the airtight process by which the post-conciliar Vatican secures halos for the holy. It's just that everything is so expensive these days...including halos. Nothing to see here.

St. Pope John XXIII, Pray for us!

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Michael J. Matt has been an editor of The Remnant since 1990. Since 1994, he has been the newspaper's editor. A graduate of Christendom College, Michael Matt has written hundreds of articles on the state of the Church and the modern world. He is the host of The Remnant Underground and Remnant TV's The Remnant Forum. He's been U.S. Coordinator for Notre Dame de Chrétienté in Paris--the organization responsible for the Pentecost Pilgrimage to Chartres, France--since 2000.  Mr. Matt has led the U.S. contingent on the Pilgrimage to Chartres for the last 24 years. He is a lecturer for the Roman Forum's Summer Symposium in Gardone Riviera, Italy. He is the author of Christian Fables, Legends of Christmas and Gods of Wasteland (Fifty Years of Rock ‘n’ Roll) and regularly delivers addresses and conferences to Catholic groups about the Mass, home-schooling, and the culture question. Together with his wife, Carol Lynn and their seven children, Mr. Matt currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.