stacy-trasancos-ph-d-particles-of-faith-scienceWhen The Lab Girl Went To Church

by John Farrell

of Forbes

Abp. Chaput: A Smaller Church of Fewer Believers Rather than Compromise Orthodoxy – Fr. Z
Iconostasis, Rood Screen, Altar Rail or Shag-Pile Carpetted Step? – David Clayton, BoC
Leaked Letter Shows C.R.S. Damage Control on Their Congo Contraception Pgm – Lisa Bourne
The Challenge to Be Courageously Catholic – Denise J. Hunnell M.D., Catholic Stand
The Right Side of History, or Simply the Right Side? – Nicholas Senz, Crisis Magazine
Against Syrupy Sermons – Deacon James H. Toner Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
Peace In Dark Times – Andrew J. Peach, Crisis Magazine
Transgender Debates Require Distinction between Theory and People – Austen Ivereigh, Crux
The Spectre Bridegroom and the Immortal Love for Ghost Stories – Sean Fitzpatrick, TCR
The One Essential Thing: Generosity – Birgit Jones, Catholic Stand
For Iraqi Christians, Mix of Hope and Horror is a Daily Affair – Crux staff, Crux


hillary-clinton-in-redThe Dangers of Hillary Clinton

by Ross Douthat

of The New York Times

“I Think I am a ___, Therefore I am a ___.” – John Lawrence Hill, The Dispatch
The Master of Conflict in Film: “A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” – Jamey Brown, Catholic Stand
Pius XI is Back on the Job After a Nice Vacation, Available Online Again! – Fr. Z’s Blog
The Truth About the Crusades – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Nothing has Changed at the Society of Christian Philosophers in the U.S. – Edward Feser Ph.D.
Thoughts on the Iowa Caucus of the Catholic Church – John L. Allen Jr., Crux
Leading Assyrian Christian: Now is the Last Chance to Protect Us – Stephen Herreid, Cth Vote
Judging and Loving – Marissa Standage, Ignitum Today
Why are Chinese Christians so Concerned about New Religious Affairs Regulations? – Mimi Lau
Does Pence’s Pro-Life Record Change Perceptions of Trump? – Birgit Jones, Catholic Stand
Iraqi Christians Rejoice Over Liberation of Qaraqosh – Maria Lozano, Catholic Lane


priest-seminarianMother of a Seminarian

by Jo Flemings

of Catholic Spiritual Direction

The Supernatural Story of Padre Pio and His Guardian Angel – Matt Vander Vennet, epicPew
7 Saints Who Changed Horses in Midstream – Kevin T. Di Camillo, National Catholic Register
The Disfigurement of Sin – Jean Elizabeth Seah, Ignitum Today
The Antiquity of Liturgical Tradition – An Example from the Ambrosian Rite – Gregory DiPippo
Subsidiarity and Our American Freedoms – Cynthia Millen, Catholic Stand
Through Crippling Disease at Young Age, She Discovers God’s Big Plan for Her – Monica Arbery
Obedience, Subjection and Superfluous Words – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
William Byrd and the Beckoning of Beauty – Fr. Peter M.J. Stravinskas, The Dispatch
Catholic Bioethicists can Help with Murky Moral Issues – Adelaide Mena, Cthlc News Agency
Strength in Joy, Strength in Christ – Sister Christina M. Neumann, Catholic Stand
In Turkey, Iraqi Christians Waiting for Resettlement Live in Limbo – Oscar Durand, Crux


felix-joseph-barrias-1822-to-1907-the-temptation-of-christ-by-the-devilAn Exorcist Explains How to Protect Yourself Against Demonic Harassment

by Patti Maguire Armstrong

of the National Catholic Register

What Will You Do When the Persecution Comes? – Anthony Esolen Ph.D., Crisis Magazine
Book Review: Robert Harris – Conclave – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
On the Matter of Catholic Voter Guides – Fr. Jerry J. Pokorsky, The Catholic Thing
Writing about the Devil isn’t Lunacy – It’s the Purest Realism – Francis Phillips, Cthlc Herald
How to Resolve Alleged Gospel Contradictions – Trent Horn, Catholic Answers
Noble Beauty As Seen in Recent Gothic and Baroque Inspired Vestment Work – Shawn Tribe
Religion in Public? Our Modern Political Stupor – Jeffrey A. Mirus Ph.D., C.C.
Faith in Putinism: The Russian Orthodox Church-State Symbiosis – Joseph Kremers, The CWR
The Strategic Case for a Safe Haven in Northern Iraq – Robert Nicholson, Providence Magazine
The Cry of the Poor: The 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time – John Bergsma Ph.D., TSP


archbishop-charles-j-chaput-o-f-m-cap-wide-picTime for Christians to Unplug from Our Secular Culture

by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.,

of Crisis Magazine

World’s Catholic Episcopate is Polarized, a Byproduct of the Francis Pontificate – F. Mazurczak
Has the Al Smith Dinner Ceased to Be a Worthwhile Event for the Catholic Church? – T. McArdle
A Vatican Enemies List? – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture
Love the Mass? You Gotta Get This New App – Justin McClain, epicPew
Church’s Fear of ‘Civil Rights’ Prosecution Justified, Iowa Court Says – Catholic News Agency
Unborn Lives Don’t Matter at DePaul, a Catholic Univ. – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
Italian Cardinals Trade Punches Over ‘McVatican’ Opening – Elise Harris, Crux
Confused about Faith & Science? Read This Book! Review of Particles of Faith – S. McAfee O.P.
2016 and the Future of the U.S. Supreme Court – Nathaniel Bruno, Public Discourse
The Liberation of Mosul: Christian Hopes and Fears – Edward Pentin, N.C. Register


klantreeromeAnti-Catholicism in the United States

by Trent Horn

of Catholic Answers

The Second Best-Selling Book of All Time – Kevin T. Di Camillo, Crisis Magazine
Catholics and U.S. Populist Movements – George J. Marlin, The Catholic Thing
These Photos of the Sistine Chapel Are Stunning! – Matt Vander Vennet, epicPew
The Reason People were Afraid of Cats During the Middle Ages – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
The Two-Front Culture War: Secularism and Islam – William Kilpatrick, The Dispatch
Threatened by Our Own Lukewarmness – Bevil Bramwell O.M.I., The Catholic Thing
Atheists Seem to Have Almost a Childlike Faith in the Omnipotence of Atoms – Dv. Armstrong
Benedict XVI: Liturgy Which Points East Expresses a Desire for Salvation – C.N.S. via C.H.
Catholic Social Teaching and the Third Reich – Jeffrey A. Mirus Ph.D., Catholic Culture
Childbirth Classes, Catholic Style – Kathy Schiffer, National Catholic Register
Autonomy or Worthiness? How to Find Dignity in Death – Margaux Killackey, Public Discourse


kain-pence-tv-debateWhen We Subordinate Our Christian Principles

by Fr. Brandon O’Brien

of Crisis Magazine

Two Weeks at Clear Creek – Sam Guzman, The Catholic Gentlemen
When American Catholic Politics Split the Church – Kevin J. Jones, C.N.A.
Persistent Prayer Leads to Abortion Center’s Closure – Dustin Siggins, N.C. Register
Want to be a Catholic Author? Me Too. . . – Shaun McAfee O.P., National Catholic Register
Law School Renamed in Honour of Antonin Scalia – Staff Reporter, Catholic Herald
Aquinas College in Nashville Marks a Year of Firsts with On-Campus Dorm – Maggie Maslak
From Outsiders to Voters: How Catholics Became Americans – Thomas J. Craughwell, NCReg
Let’s Move Beyond the Common Core in Catholic Schools – Patrick Reilly, N.C. Register
Bishops Grant National Designation to St. Therese Shrine in Alaska – C.N.A. via The Reg
Texas Bishops Call for Abolition of Death Penalty – Catholic News Service via Crux

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