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Publication NoticeJanuary is one of the two months per year in which we publish only one issue of The Remnant. There was no mid-January issue.  The current issue was printed on January 31 and is currently in the mail.  As always, you can read the new issue online by subscribing to THE REMNANT E-EDITION.



Michael J. Matt Cultural Chastisement.It is no accident that western civilization finds itself barreling down the highway to hell. And, let’s face it, culturally speaking, the modern leg of that road trip was sponsored by the pop music industry. So why is does the industry get a pass?  



Christopher A. Ferrara Peter and the Sax Player: Is Vatican II too traditional for Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga? If not, why is he misquoting Lumen Gentium to fit his modernist narrative? To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



Nathan Metzger Ecumenism's Venn Diagram. Ecumenism, in its 'conservative' guise, has rendered the Church an irrational, narrow-minded, and backwards institution in the public eye. It has transformed a truly rational enterprise into a reactionary and petty religious sect that secularists should rightly treat with derision...To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



Louis Tofari FFI and the Mass: It's not a Choice, It's a Conviction. Theongoing saga of the unjust and tragic persecution of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate has demonstrated once again what is actually at the root of the post-conciliar liturgical crisis...To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



Vincent Chiarello A Remnant Book Review: God’s Secret Agents, by Alice Hogge. During Elizabeth’s reign alone, 124 Catholic priests were executed, most of them in Tyburn’s open fields. Amongst the most defiant of “the new religion” were many who were either students or teachers at Oxford University, for which they paid the supreme price.



Raphael Winters  A Remnant Film Review: ‘Gimme Shelter’.Ron Krauss’s film “Gimme Shelter” is a composite story about a teenager facing a crisis pregnancy, and of the failure of her parents and social services to protect her....To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant  



Father Ladis J. Cizik  FATIMA: Reaffirming the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the Real Presence of Christ, and the Loss of the Dogma of the Faith. Since I began saying the Traditional Latin Mass, the Extraordinary Form, its Sacrificial nature has deeply edified me as a priest. Praying the Traditional Latin Mass can save souls from losing their belief in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist and will affirm the Sacrificial nature of the Mass....To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



Kate Larson Eat for Yourself! Healthy Diet, Healthy Soul Eating wholesome food can do much to enable us to fulfill our duty of state and avoid falling into the temptations of depression, crabbiness, anger, and inattention among others...To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



Dr. John Rao The View From Rocco’s… What Goes Around Comes Around or Plus Ca Change: The problem with the whole Anglo-American system, from its birth at the time of the Glorious Revolution down to its current, evangelical, worldwide Blitzkrieg, is that it wants to abolish disturbances and it ends by replacing all meaningful and effective intellectual and spiritual life with life among the intellectually and spiritually dead…To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



Father Celatus The Last Word…Goodbye Scouts, Goodbye Vatican The Vatican has announced that it had hired EV as a consulting firm to look at the Governatorato, which runs the day-to-day activities of Vatican City. But this is just one among several recent Vatican hires of advisory firms which promote pro-homosexual activism...To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



Lives of the Saints The Forgotten Saint: Bishop Anton Durcovici was born in Austria but left for the Romanian Kingdom together with his mother, a widow, and his brother Franz, and settled in Iaşi (1895). He was ordained a priest in 1910. After Romania entered World War I on the Allied side, he was sent to an internment camp . He was released after the War but became an adversary of the post-World War II Communist Party authorities, who placed under surveillance in 1947....To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



The Remnant Speaks Frank Morris, RIP; Pope on Rolling Stone Magazine; Greeting from the Great Fr. Dougherty; Latest from Remnant TV; John Poulin Remembered by a Chartres Pilgrim; Pilgrim Seeking Partners...To read this article please subscribe to The Remnant



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Michael J. Matt | Editor

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.