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Friday, November 17, 2017

The Pre-Francis Crisis: A Cartoon Reminder

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In the interest of fairness, let’s not lose sight of the conciliar context of the present debacle in Rome. This Remnant cartoon is from 2004.  It requires no explanatory notations.

It may be hard for some to believe –especially young recruits to the burgeoning, worldwide traditional Catholic movement—but the present crisis had plenty of life before Francis.

Francis was a long time coming, in fact. Let’s be honest and let’s never forget it. The war for Catholic restoration will not end with the passing of Francis.   Still, Dear Lord, please be merciful to our Holy Father, Pope Francis, and call him home soon to his eternal reward.

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Remnant Cartoons, by the way, are featured in most of our Print/E-editions. The next one has to do with Pope Francis, the Castle Church, and a certain monk named Martin. Don't miss it! 

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Michael 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.

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