THURSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

“Light of the World”, A Papal First – Sandro Magister, Chiesa

‘Hate Group’ Designation Angers Pro-Marriage Advocates – Krissah Thompson, WaPo

Can There Be Dialogue With Islam Without Religious Freedom? – Francis Phillips, CH

No More Appeasement of Radical Islam – George Weigel, On The Square

Red China Backs Off From Its Rapprochement With Vatican – Wall Street Journal

Playing At Atheism – Father Robert Barron, The Integrated Catholic Life

Battle Hymn of the Republic as Bible Hymn of the Republic – Msgr. Ch. Pope, AoW

A Meditation on Marriage – Doctor Jeff Mirus, CatholicCulture.org

Chinese Villagers ‘Descended from Roman Soldiers’ – Nick Squires, Daily Telegraph

Disappearing Languages – The Economist

Growing Up Digital, Wired For Distraction – Matt Richtel, The New York Times

Patron Saint of Big Pulpit: Joaquín Navarro-Valls