Doctors “Discover” an Organ That Had Already Been Discovered by Da Vinci

by Daniel Esparza

of Aleteia

What’s the Deal between America’s Episcopal Church & the Church of England? – Ric. Ostling
Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Anglicanism is Still a Mystery That Journalists Need to Solve – Julia Duin
Making a Manly Retreat: A Catholic Among the Separated Brothers – Mark C. McCann, Cth Std
On Giussani Milestone, Communion and Liberation Still Going Strong – John L. Allen Jr., Crux
The End of the Catholic State? – Joseph G. Trabbic Ph.D., The Catholic World Report
“Bitter Harvest” Is a Flawed But Important Reminder of the Holodomor – Nicholas D. Olszyk
Why Christ Fell – Gabriel Garnica, Catholic Stand
The Battle for the Homefront – Suellen Brewster, Catholic Stand
Venezuelan Catholics Face Backlash for Opposing Government – Cthlc News Agency via Reg
How the Possible Vatican-China Agreement Could Be Problematic – Matt Hadro, CNA
Mindfulness and Catholic Mystical Tradition (Video) – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction


Perfect Lenten Reading

by K.E. Colombini,

of Crisis Magazine

Head of the Jesuits: “Doctrine Is a Word That I Don’t Like Very Much” – Fr. Z’s Blog
Four Questions for Cardinal Coccopalmerio – Fr. Raymond de Souza, Catholic Herald
The Benedict Option in Practice: Living the Rural Life Is Surprisingly Normal – Jason Craig
Cardinal Coccopalmerio: My Communion Guidance Wouldn’t Apply to Same-Sex Couples – C.H.
The Rise of Dystopian Nonfiction – K.E. Colombini, First Things
Pope Francis: A Corrupt Creation, Christian Hope, and Rebirth – Melanie Jean Juneau, C.S.
Why Does God Allow Horrible Evil? – Fr. Dwight Longenecker, National Catholic Register
Restraint & Caritas in Public Discourse; Amoris Lætitia Debate – Ryan Hunter, Ethika Politika
A Catholic Gun Control Agenda – Patrick Toner, The Dispatch via The Catholic World Report
This 110-year-old Nun Got Birthday Greetings from Pope Francis – Catholic News Agency
When the Church Thrives, Cultures Thrive – Michael J. Ortiz, Crisis Magazine
The Economic Evil of Eugenics – Matthew McCaffrey Ph.D., Mises Institute
Mindfulness and Catholic Mystical Tradition (Video) – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Catholics Shouldn’t Totally Reject Human Gene Editing, But It Still Has Ethical Problems – A.M.


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Does Science Support Bans on ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Gender-Identity Issues?

by Joan Frawley Desmond,

of the National Catholic Register

Has the Head of the Jesuits Jettisoned Doctrine and the Words of the Lord in Scripture? – Fr. Z
Let’s Call Heterodox Catholics What They Really Are: Mainline Protestants – Jhn. Zmirak Ph.D.
Are You a Glutton for Catholic Books? – Shaun McAfee O.P., National Catholic Register
Is Peter’s Historical Chair inside the Vatican? – Taylor Marshall Ph.D.
The Horror of Sin – Ray Sullivan, Catholic Stand
The True Story Behind the Marie Stopes Eugenics Trial of 1923 – Mark H. Sutherland
Belgium: Bishops Release Pastoral Letter “Updating” Populorum Progressio – Mark de Vries
89 Practical Recommendations for the Spiritual Works of Mercy – Angelo Stagnaro, NC Rgstr
Drawing the Faith — and Politics: Recent College Graduate Is Budding Cartoonist – Jim Graves
Trusting God for All We Need: Readings for 8th Sun. in Ordinary Time – John Bergsma Ph.D.
This 200 Year-old Black Catholic School Is a ‘Gem’ in Baltimore’s Inner City – Adelaide Mena
Mindfulness and Catholic Mystical Tradition (Video) – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction


A Journey Home: From the Occult and Back, A Conversion Story

by Louis Felix Figueroa,

of Ignitum Today

Marriage & Divorce; The General of the Jesuits: “Jesus Too Must Be Reinterpreted” – Magister
Ad Orientem in Cologne’s Great Cathedral – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
Why Treating Everyone Equally Is a Problem – John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine
What We Talk About When We Talk About The Young Pope – Tyler Blanski, Crisis Magazine
Mystical Marriage – David Torkington, Catholic Stand
Judge Gorsuch and the Senate Sausage Factory – Russell Shaw, The Dispatch via The CWR
Be Ashamed When Tempted to Use Church for Power Struggles, Says Pope Francis – Carol Glatz
Trump Right to Protect U.S. with Travel Ban – Bishop Baw. Soro (U.S.), S.D. Union-Tribune
Brief Primer on Catholic Faith and Conscience – Fr. Mark A. Pilon Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
The First Woman to Earn a Doctorate in Computer Science Was a Nun – Angelo Stagnaro, Reg
Battle Begins to Defund Planned Parenthood – Peter Jesserer Smith, Natl Catholic Register
Mindfulness and Catholic Mystical Tradition (Video) – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction


The Catholic Church in De Facto Schism: What’s to Be Done?

by E. Christian Brugger, D.Phil.,

of Public Discourse

Quæritur: Why on Earth Did They Start Offering Mass “Facing the People”? – Fr. Z’s Blog
Trump Must Sign 1st Amendment Defense Act to Protect Religious Freedom – Jn. Zmirak Ph.D.
Archbishop Chaput’s Hope-Filled Advice for Catholics in Secular America – Fr. Jn. C. McCloskey
The Inescapable Poorness – Larabeth Miller, Ignitum Today
Pray Without Ceasing, Really? – Dan Byron, Catholic Stand
Quæritur: Praying for the Holy Father’s Intentions – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
How Should We Pray for So Many Prayer Intentions? – Fr. John Bartunek L.C., CSD
Cardinal Connell of Dublin Dies at 90 – Cindy Wooden, Catholic Herald
How Artists and Photographers Change What is Seen – David Clayton, Beauty of Catholicism
Spirit of 79: The Number of Americans Proposed for Sainthood – Brian O’Neel, NC Register
Pope Francis: Protecting Migrants is a ‘Moral Imperative’ – Hannah Brockhaus, CNA
Mindfulness and Catholic Mystical Tradition (Video) – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction


Why Do Americans Believe That Christianity Is as Violent as Islam?

by Vicki Burbach,

of Catholic Spiritual Direction

Church Militant’s Secret Army – Shane Schaetzel, Catholic in the Ozarks
Malta’s Archbishop: Seminarians Can Leave if They Don’t Agree With Pope Francis – E. Pentin
How Christian are the Trumps? – Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith Ph.D., Catholic Herald
Certainty– Elizabeth Jean Seah, Ignitum Today
To Enter the Dance with Jesus – Cynthia Millen, Catholic Stand
The Morality of Self-Injury – John M. Grondelski, Crisis Magazine
The “Liturgical Option” – Luke Arredondo, The Catholic Outpost
One Italian Wife’s Countercultural Message to Women: Marry Him & Be Submissive – E. Pentin
Abbey Beers vs. Trappist Beers – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
Media Pro-Abortion Bias is as Evident as it is Appalling – Marge Fenelon, Natl Cthlc Register
All Freedoms Are at Stake, Says Florist Who Lost Religious Liberty Case – CNA via The Reg
A Blessing, Not a Burden – Jerry Salyer Ph.D., The Dispatch via The Catholic World Report


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‘The Religious Right Must Lose’

by Rod Dreher

Brick By Brick, Altar By Altar: Turning Again to the Liturgical East Again – Fr. Z’s Blog
The Sermon on the Mount 5: Money & Anxiety (Mass Readings Explained) – Brant Pitre Ph.D.
How a Catholic Understanding of the Human Person Can Revolutionize Health – David Clayton
6 Beautiful Churches in States Surrounding California – Jim Graves, Natl Catholic Register
I’m a Mystic (And So Are You) – Laura DeMaria, Catholic Stand
Cardinal Nichols Consecrates England & Wales to the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Cthlc Herald
Environmental Dogma, Domination, and Dominion – Thomas M. Doran, The Dispatch
Prayer, Fasting & Almsgiving: The 3 Pillars of Lent – Charles Johnston, Now That I’m Catholic
On Euthanasia & Going Gently into that Good Night – Bob Kurland Ph.D., A Catholic Scientist
Misleading Report Exaggerates Harmful Effects of Religious Freedom on Economy – J.B. Hall
Mindfulness and Catholic Mystical Tradition (Video) – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Baby Step Your Way To Success With Your Next Fundraising Campaign – Brice Sokolowski

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