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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Father Paul Nicholson Blasts Father Gruner on the Day of His Death

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Father Paul Nicholson—the Canadian 'missionary priest of the New Evangelization'—has done a lot of unpriestly things, but this tops the list and of course does precisely nothing to minimize the perverse, predatory image of the modern Catholic priest in the eyes of so many scandalized Catholics.  One priest savaging another, just moments after his sudden death? Who behaves this way!

This is from Father Paul’s Facebook page yesterday, including the link to a little hissy fit video from a year ago, in which Father Paul falsely accused Father Gruner of being a suspended priest (a charge which was publicly refuted years ago). Not surprisingly, the consummate Catholic gentleman priest, Father Gruner, never even responded to Father Nicholson's slander. 

But just yesterday the boorish Father Paul wrote the following and then reposted the link to his Gruner-bashing video, just hours after Father Gruner had died suddenly of heart failure.  This morning Father Paul's been adding still more links to Gruner-bashing articles. This guy will apparently stoop to anything--even savaging a dead fellow priest--in an attempt to bolster his sagging numbers on the Internet.

Clearly, this priest is a joke!

Fr. Paul Nicholson

Fr. Paul Nicholson's photo.


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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.