Sohrab AhmariWall Street Journal Muslim Editor Converts to Catholicism to Honor Slain French Priest Executed by Islamic Extremists

via ChurchPOP

Gammarelli Legacy Passes to Sixth Generation of Papal Tailors – Elise Harris, C.N.A.
Italians Restore 900-Year-Old Mosaics at Bethlehem Church – Judith Sudilovsky, Cthlc Herald
Worthily Celebrating the Mass Outdoors: A Gallery of Photos – Peter Kwasniewski Ph.D.
The Oldest, Most Complete Gospel Book on Earth Is in Ethiopia – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
The Halo Effect: The Economic Value of the Local Church – Joseph Sunde, PowerBlog
The Godlessness of Cultural Uniformity – Matthew Sewell, Crisis Magazine
Pro-Life Medics Face Harassment and Discrimination, Admits Doctors’ Union – Simon Caldwell
Which American Saint are You? – Chloe Mooradian, epicPew
Agnosticism Wins the Debate: ‘Does God Exist?’ – Bob Drury, Catholic Stand
The Story of Catholicism in America Begins in Maryland – Adelaide Mena, Natl Cthlc Register
The Virgin Mary Has a House in Vermont  – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
Warren Buffett Gives $35 Million to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz in One Year – Mic. Bilger


Oedipus Aegyptiacus Moloch Evil Occult Magick WiccaFreed from the Occult

by Fred Wolff

of The Coming Home Network International

Exploring the Multifaceted Marvel of Polyphony – Trent Beattie, Catholic Lane
Research With Aborted Baby Parts Has Not Produced One Single Cure – Micaiah Bilger, Lif Nws
But What If I Don’t Feel Like It? – Fr. John Bartunek L.C., Catholic Spiritual Direction
Princess Esther and Saying Yes to Adoption – Nic Davidson, Ignitum Today
The Polish Translation of GIRM 299 on the Position of the Altar – Fr. Z’s Blog
“I Used To Be Catholic” – Todd Nolan, Catholic Stand
The Early Church Fathers Said What?! Things You’ll Never Believe, But Should – M.V. Vennet
What your Local Parish and the New Hipster Bar have in Common – Adelaide Mena, C.N.A.
Massimo Bottura & Robert DeNiro’s Soup Kitchen about to Open in the Bronx – Daniel Esparza
U.K.: Catholic Universities Need Catholic Staff, Says Prominent Academic – Catholic Herald
Archaeology Casts New Light on the Philistines – Thomas L. McDonald, National Cth Register


Kid Child Praying Hard Cute AdorableThe 7 Most Common Mistakes You Can Make While Discerning Your Vocation

by Tim Glemkowski

of Live at a Higher Pitch

Secularism as Religious Indoctrination – Kenneth Crowther, Crisis Magazine
Why Being Kind Is Important – Anne DeSantis, Catholic Stand
On the Importance of Silence in the Liturgy – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Why Miracles Should Remain a Requirement for Canonization – Shaun McAfee O.P., epicPew
How to Mislabel a ‘Devout’ Catholic: Mafia Boss Bernardo Provenzano – Francis Phillips, C.H.
Are Religious Teachers being Eradicated from Belgian Schools? – Andrea Gagliarducci, C.N.A.
Canadian Law Societies Target Christian Univ.’s Faith-Based Beliefs on Marriage – Charles Lewis
Why Do So Many Choir Directors Have “Van Gogh’s Ear for Music”? – David Clayton, Nw Lt Mv
Seeing the Invisible God – Marissa Standage, Ignitum Today
A Catholic Perspective on a New Attraction: Noah’s Ark Theme Park in Kentucky – Trent Horn
The Beginning of the End of the United Methodist Church in America – Rod Dreher, TAC


Coffee Cup5 Quick Ways to Make Your Priest’s Job Easier

by Rachel Motte

of Catholic Stand

Act Like a Christian, The World is Watching – Matthew Archbold, National Catholic Register
Are We Making Peace a Priority? – Anne Marie Miller, Ignitum Today
My Apology as a Christian – Allison Low, Catholic Stand
The Pink Sisters – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
God and the Space Between – Cynthia Millen, Catholic Stand
Think You Know Your Marian Titles and Images? Take the Quiz! – Theresa Williams, epicPew
Benjamin Franklin and the First American Bishop – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The Am Cthlc
Don’t Worship with Liberals: 13 Warning Signs for Conservative Christians – F.S. Lerner, M.S.
Bishop Paprocki: Archbishop Chaput’s ‘Amoris’ Guidelines Are ‘Correct’ – Natl Cthlc Register
Quæritur: Is It a Sin to Laugh or Joke When in Need of Confession? – Fr. Z’s Blog
Abp. Christophe Pierre, Newly Appointed Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S. – Gretchen R. Crowe


Extreme Unction 1640 Grantham Belvoir CastleThe Human Need for Sacred Community

by David Carlin

of The Catholic Thing

The Problem of Evil and the Privilege of Listening to Haydn – Mark K. Spencer Ph.D., RiE
Sts. Peter & Paul Have Several Similarities & Differences: The Most Important – Justin McClain
The Eagle and the Rattlesnake – Pete Socks, Catholic Stand
Dr. Jérôme Lejeune, Hero of the Pro-Life Movement – Patty Knap, National Catholic Register
A Generous Man – Kevin Aldrich, Catholic Stand
Jesus: The Great Interrupter – Lianna Mueller, Ignitum Today
Why My Government Run Playgroup Doesn’t Work – Julie Machado, Catholic Stand
Introvert and Don’t Know What to Say? Here are Five Ways to Break the Ice – Mary Flynn, eP
The Saints Proclaim the Happy News: In Heaven, We’ll Meet Again! – Shaun McAfee O.P.
Cardinal Sarah’s Speech Marks a Turning Point – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
Celebrating the Life of a Stillborn Child: Seven Ways to Say Goodbye – Sebastian Mahfood O.P.


Religious FreedomA Humane Civil Society Requires an Ecosystem of Religious Freedom

by Andrew T. Walker

of Public Discourse

6 Great Saints Whose Intercession Is Much Needed in Today’s Culture – Chloe Mooradian, eP
A New Trend: Muslims Converting to Christianity – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The Am Catholic
Francis has an Excellent Chance to Heal His Rift w/ Followers of St. JP2 – Fr. Ray. J. de Souza
Romance Books Adiction: More Women are Addicted Than You Think – Lea Z. Singh, Crisis
The Myth of the Council of Jamnia and the Origin of the Bible – Brant Pitre, The Sacred Page
Why Aging Liberals are So Nasty and So Frightened by Matthew Schmitz – Fr. Z’s Blog
The Problem of Europe’s Weak Christianity: An interview w/ Card. K. Koch – Armin Schwibach
The Only Way to Restore Public Confidence in Catholic Bishops – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture

Can America Recover Moral Consensus and Tradition? – Russell Shaw, The Dispatch
‘Doctor Death’ Opens Up Shop in California – Mary Rezac, National Catholic Register
Rodrigo Duterte and the Silence of the Lambs – Anthony S. Layne, Catholic Stand


epa05429785 People gather at a makeshift memorial of flowers and candles on the 'Promenade des Anglais' where the truck crashed into the crowd during the Bastille Day celebrations, in Nice, France, 17 July 2016. According to reports, at least 84 people died and many were wounded after a truck drove into the crowd on the famous Promenade des Anglais during celebrations of Bastille Day in Nice, late 14 July. EPA/OLIVIER ANRIGOFrance’s Twin Threat From Within: Angry Youth, Cynical Politics

by Richard Werly

of Le Temps

via World Crunch

Why The Baltic States Are Where Nuclear War Is Most Likely To Begin – Loren B. Thompson
Nice Attack Propels Anti-Immigrant Sentiments Into France’s Mainstream – Michael Birnbaum
Russia’s Cold War Plan to Crush France (In 7 Days) – Michael Peck, The National Interest
Europe’s Next Crisis Is Renzi and the Banks – F. Guerrera & Jac. Barigazzi & Silvia S. Borrelli
NATO May Have to Expel Turkey – Con Coughlin, The Daily Telegraph
How Islamic State Is Sowing Savagery Across Europe – Martin Chulov, The Guardian
How Can We Preserve Britain’s Union? – Philip Johnston, The Daily Telegraph
China: More Hegemon Than Bogeyman? – Jeff Kingston, The Japan Times
Nice: The War of Religion Continues – Roberto de Mattei, Il Tempo
The Cost of Interlinking India’s Rivers – Sudha Ramachandran, The Diplomat


Pope Francis Waves to Pilgrims Wednesday General Audience June 15 2016World Youth Day (WYD) Pilgrims to Receive a Social Doctrine app from the Pope

by Elise Harris

of the Catholic News Agency

Concerning Pokeman Go, Wherein a Puzzled Fr. Z Inquires – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
New Website and Television Commercials Target Millennial Catholics – Catholic News Agency
7 Hilarious & Accurate Ways the Saints Would React To Pokemon Go – Brooke Gregory, epcPw
New Institute to Offer Online Classes in Medieval Theology and Philosophy – Jim Graves
The Vatican Library Is Online – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
Pokemon Go: Getting People to Church Since. . . – Mary Rezac, Catholic News Agency
The Day Pikachu Beat the Parthenon – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
Churches Swept Up in Pokemon Go Craze – Catholic Herald
The Vatican Just Digitized a 1600-year-old Manuscript of Virgil’s Aeneid – Daniel Esparza, Alt
Time to Put Out Electric Votive Candles – Karl Keating, Catholic Answers
Pokémon Go and the Kindness of Strangers – Alexi Sargeant, First Things


Spirit of Vatican II Mass Heresy Modernism Americanism LiturgyAdvice to New Priests in First Assignments Who Suffer Under Liberal Pastors, Wherein Fr. Z Rants

by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf,

of Fr. Z’s Blog

Former Our Sunday Visitor Publisher Named Editor in Chief of Catholic News Service – NCReg
Inspired by Pope Francis, California Legal Clinic Offers Free Services – Tonia Borsellino, C.N.A.
Evangelical Exodus: The Protestant Seminary that Produced Catholic Converts – Paul Senz
Gänswein’s Mark of Cain, and What It Teaches about Catholic Renewal – Jeffrey A. Mirus, C.C.
Quick Thoughts on the Ultimate Purpose of Canon Law and Social Doctrine – Carl E. Olson
Playing with Fire: California Teaching Homosexual History to School Children – C.R. Trueman
Teaching the Faith in a Time of Crisis – Anne Maloney, Crisis Magazine
Implementing ‘Ad Orientem’ Worship with Charity, Prudence, and Courage – Fr. Z’s Blog
Reason, Authority, and the Roman Rite – Leroy Huizenga Ph.D., The Catholic World Report
The Land O’ Lakes Statement Has Caused Devastation For 49 Years – Patrick Reilly, The Rgstr
The Ostpolitik Failed, Get Over It – George Weigel, The Dispatch


World Youth Day Krakow Poland 2016Pope Francis Is Ready for World Youth Day, are You?

via the Catholic News Agency

42 Pint-Sized Reasons for Catholic Beer Fans to Go to South Dakota – Alex R. Hey, epicPew
Movie Review: The Secret Life of Pets – Sister Helena Burns F.S.P., Catholic Lane
Tour de France, Catholic Style – Diana Von Glahn, National Catholic Register
Carmen Hernandez, Co-Founder of Neocatechumenal Way, Dies – Carol Glatz, Catholic Herald
July, Month of the Sacred Blood – Mary Proffit Kimmel, Ignitum Today
R.I.P. Fr. Michael Morris, O.P. – David Clayton, New Liturgical Movement
California Bishops Urge Voters to Reject the Death Penalty this Fall – Catholic News Agency
I’m Cutting Up Amoris Laetitia – Strahlen Smith, Catholic Stand
In Defense of “I Am Not Worthy” in the Roman Mass – Taylor Marshall Ph.D.
With Laudato Si’, Pope Francis Outmaneuvers Both the Left and the Right – Felix Whelan, C.S.

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