Monthly Archives: March 2011


Update on Father Corapi: Statement of Santa Cruz Media – Mary Ann Kreitzer, Les Femmes

The Abbot Who Believed that Guilt & Fear were Essential for Spiritual Growth – Cthlc Herald

Study: Going To Church Makes You A Fatty – LarryD, Acts of the Apostasy

Making History: 41 Yr-Old Catholic Patriarch – Father Athanasius D. McVay Ph.D. H.E.D., AEU

Why the Footnotes in Most Bibles Stink – Eric Sammons, The Divine Life

Pope: Don’t Evangelize Jews! Really? – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register

Premarital Sex Declines: That’s a Problem? – Joan Frawley Desmond, The Daily Register

Canon Law Conference – Rick Garnett, Mirror of Justice

Yoga Stations of the Cross Tonight! – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

‘The World Needs Peace’ – Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service

Visit the Prisoner – John Zmirak, InsideCatholic

Half of Anglican Congregation Follow ‘Amazed’ Vicar to Ordinariate – Paddy Cooper, SLP


The Defining Moment of History – Deacon Mike Bickerstaff, The Integrated Catholic Life™

Demons Dare Not Speak Against Mary (Father Amorth) – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

The Mystery of the Annunciation is the Mystery of Grace – Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop

Saint Ambrose on the Blessed Virgin Mary – Diane Korzeniewski O.C.D.S., Te Deum Laudamus!

The Ballad of Walsingham – Richard Collins, Linen on the Hedgerow

The Annunciation and the First Tabernacle – Sister Lisa Marie Doty F.d.C.C., NunSpeak

The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Catholic Encyclopedia (1907 A.D.)

The Feast of the Annunciation – Catholic Encyclopedia (1907 A.D.)

The Blessed Virgin Mary – Catholic Encyclopedia (1907 A.D.)

Ecclesiastical Feasts – Catholic Encyclopedia (1907 A.D.)


The Pearl of York – Stephanie A. Mann, Supremacy and Survival

Bored to Death – R.J. Snell, Public Discourse

State Department Lies about the Holy See – Austin Ruse, The Catholic Thing

Blood Boiling – Not a Minx a Moron or a Parasite

The Church’s “Sex Problem” – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

“Suddenly, I Was Surrounded by Life” – Jennifer Fulwiler, National Catholic Register

The TLM in Seminaries? The Magic Circle Will Have a Fit – Damian Thompson, Telegraph

Apostolic Nuncio to UK Tell’s Seminarian Not to become a Catholic? – Father Tim Finigan

Was Jesus a Political Activist? – Kathryn Jean Lopez, Jesus of Nazareth

John Paul II Wanted Confession During Mass – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Speaking in Tongues or is It Hogwash? – Danica, Catholic Phoenix

Does a Parish Priest Have to Ask Permission of a Bishop to Allow Marriages in the EF? – Fr. Z


Latest Buzz on the Summorum Pontificum ‘Clarification’ – Father Tim Finigan, THOC

How Much Ruin is in a Nation?: The Spain of Philip IV – Christopher S. Johnson, Frst Thngs/OTS

From the Question Box: “Scandals and the Church” – Pat McNamara

Libyan Enlisted to Aid the Advance of Christianity! – Richard Collins, Linen on the Hedgerow

Do Beautiful Churches Produce Vocations? – Father Dwight Longenecker, Standing on my Head

You Want Beauty? Find It in the Liturgy. – Jeffrey A. Tucker, The Chant Café

For Your Lenten Friday Night at The Movies II – Allison Salerno, Why I Am Catholic

How Catholic Is Of Gods and Men? Part 3 – Steven D. Greydanus, National Catholic Register

Why We Abstain from Meat, But Not from Fish or Wine – Reginaldus, New Theological Mvmnt

Can a Vicar General Tell a Priest Not to Say the Traditional Latin Mass? – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Our Lady of Kazan & American Pluralism – Peter Berger, The Amrcn Interest/Peter Berger Blog

Rules for a Internet Catholic Debate – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic


We Should Pray for All those Clergy Falsely Accused of Sexual Abuse – William Oddie, Cth Hrld

Book Review: How to Find Your Soulmate – Elizabeth, Startling the Day

I Was Born This Way – Pat Archbold, National Catholic Register

Bring Back the Biretta: Why Hatless Priests Should Reclaim This Heritage – D. Thompson, Tel

New Book: “What Is Dogma?” by Charles Cardinal Journet – Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop

Radical Shakeup for Irish Seminaries: Possible Closure – Michael Kelly, The Irish Catholic

Our Lady’s Life Before the Annunciation – Doctor Edward Sri, The Integrated Catholic Life™

UK: March 24, 1829 A.D., The Emancipation of Catholics – Stephanie A. Mann, Sprmcy & Srvvl

Remembering the Hidden Costs of Our Affluence – Monsignor Charles Pope, Archdcs of Wash.

Cantores in Ecclesia, April 17 – Jeffrey A. Tucker, The Chant Café

Defection from the Catholic Church – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Union Impressions: Rules vs. Work – DarwinCatholic, The American Catholic


The Fall of the Christian West – Raymond Cardinal Burke D.D. J.C.D., Catholic Culture

Interest Rates, Usury, and the Council of Nicea – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Benedict, Hans Kung & Catholicism’s Future – Doctor Samuel Gregg, Acton Institute/PowerBlg

Does God Lead People Out of the Church? – Mark Shea, National Catholic Register

Happy Meat-Eating Friday! (2011 Edition) – Jimmy Akin

Now Lord Alton Wants to Preserve the Cardinal Vaughan School! – Damian Thompson, Tlgrph

What Sort of “Wine” is Valid for Mass? – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Mass Attendance Has Dropped, But Not as Much as We May Think – Msgr. Charles Pope, AOW

To Hell With Hell – Patrick Archbold, Creative Minority Report

1943: Night Falls over Europe – Father George W. Rutler, InsideCatholic

When I First Heard I Was a Dad – Brian Caulfield, Fathers for Good

Henry V, Shakespeare and Just War – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic


March 25th, Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Reginaldus, New Theo Mov

Thoughts on the Father Corapi Situation – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register

1968: Bishop Charles Helmsing Officially Condemns the National Catholic Reporter – AOTA

How to Celebrate Atheist Pride Week – Matthew Archbold, Creative Minority Report

Jesus is Hardly a Pacifist (Neither is Saint Michael, nor Gandalf) – Jake Tawney, The Amrcn Cth

The Church and the Unions – George Weigel, First Things/On The Square

The Forgotten: Christians Persecuted in the Middle East – George J. Marlin, The Cthlc Thing

The Psychological in Dating – Anthony Buono, 6 Stone Jars

Tired of Lent? Rise, and Do Not Be Afraid! – Father Philip Neri Powell O.P. Ph.D., DDMHA!

Priest Tells Congregation to Stand for Consecration – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Oldest Man in the Bible: Methuselah – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

A Tale of Two Cultures – Michio Kaku, Newsweek


Annulment Nation, America – Jeff Ziegler, Catholic World Report

Lent and the Religion of Humanity – Father James V. Schall S.J., The Catholic Thing

Libya and Just War – Michael Denton, The American Catholic

New Auxiliary Bishops for Detroit! – Diane M. Korzeniewski O.C.D.S., Te Deum Laudumus!

Time for a Change – Boston Catholic Insider

Lent: the Silly Season in Some Places – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Australian Bishops Warn About New South Wales Greens’ Political Positions – EWTN News

Treehuggers No More: Australia’s Radical Green Party – Michael Cook, MercatorNet

Battle in the Desert – Doctor Edward Sri, The Integrated Catholic Life™

Ontological Splendor: Flannery O’Connor in the Protestant South – Glenn C. Arbery, Intc Rev

A Light to the Nations: The Meaning & Future of the Cthlc Church – Abp. Chaput O.F.M. Cap.

Many Egypt Christians Vote ‘No’, Fearing Islamists – Sarah Mikhail, Reuters


Friendship That Lasts – Not a Minx a Moron or a Parasite

Church Officials Comment on Father Corapi’s Case – Diane M. Korzeniewski O.C.D.S., TDL!

Google Tags Popular Priest as ‘Pedophile’ –

On the Evangelization of the Jewish People, The Surprising View of the Pope – Msgr. Pope

Psalm 6/2, God’s Anger and Rebuke – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita

Hillsdating and Other False Realities – Julie Robison, The Corner With A View

Christian Commitophobia – Elizabeth, Startling the Day

How Catholic is Of Gods and Men? Part 2 – Steven D. Greydanus, National Catholic Register

Ray Flynn: A Real Pro-Life Catholic Democrat – Deal W. Hudson, InsideCatholic

From Columbus to Cabrini: America’s Italian Catholics – Pat McNamara, Patheos

Homosexuality Obsession? Whose? – Robert P. George, Mirror of Justice

Four Myths about the Crusades – Paul F. Crawford, Intercollegiate Review


An Honest and Charitable Atheist-Catholic Dialogue – Mark P. Shea, Catholic and Enjoying It!

Homeschool Socialization vs. the ‘Girls Are Dumb’ Variety – Doctor Paul Kengor, CthlcExchng

Contraception One Reason for Catholic Flight from Confession – Russell Shaw, OSV Daily Take

Why Don’t We Have More Novus Ordo Masses in Latin? – Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald

Father John Zuhlsdorf comments here

Why Does God Allow Tsunamis and Massacres? – Peter S. Williamson, Speaking of Scripture

Pastor Terry Jones Burns a Qur’an: What is Catholic Teaching on This? – Lisa Graas

UK: More News from Cardinal Vaughan – Richard Collins, Linen on the Hedgerow

More Than a Monologue? – Father Robert J. Araujo S.J., Mirror of Justice

Robert P. George comments here

Reading the New Testament with Pope Benedict XVI – Archbishop Jose Gomez, Tidings Online

How Political Correctness Makes Us Dumb – Francis J. Beckwith, The Catholic Thing

Chant in the Vernacular – Jeffrey A. Tucker, The Chant Café

Social Leveling: Socialism and Secularism – Hunter Baker, Acton Institute/Acton Commentary


Egypt: Now The Hate Will Fall Upon the Christians – Tancred, The Eponymous Flower

Choose Your Measure Carefully – Father Philip Neri Powell O.P. Ph.D., DDMHA!

Psalm 6/1: An Introduction – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita

Saint Paul of the Cross and the Turks – Lisa Graas

Prophetic, Priestly, & Kingly (Illegal Immigration) – Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing

Boston Globe: Nuns take Cardinal O’Malley to Court Over Pensions – Boston Catholic Insider

Saint Augustine’s Confessions: Sin for the Sake of Sin – DarwinCatholic, The American Catholic

New Translation Monday: The Roman Canon, Part II (Memento, Domine) – Jake Tawney, RLE

Book Review: Saints & Scholars by Dom David Knowles – Stephanie A. Mann, Sprmcy & Srvvl

Another Ordinary Summer – Stephen P. White, First Things/On The Square

US: Planned Parenthood Sends Woman to Hospital After Botched Abortion – Steven Ertelt, LN

In Face of Economic Woes & Moral Decline, California Mayor Proclaims Week of Prayer – CCD


Father Corapi: Convicted Already? – Pat Archbold, National Catholic Register

Priests, Holiness, & Avoiding a Spiritual Peril, (Accusations Against a Priest) – Fr. Zuhlsdorf

If This is Fasting, Bring on Almsgiving! – Reginaldus, New Theological Movement

UK: The Cabinet of Deceit, Hidden Tabernacle During Persecution – Richard Collins, LOTH

Two Processions in God – Stacy Trasancos, Accepting Abundance

US: Archbishop Timothy Dolan Wins 60 Minutes – Tom Crowe, Catholic Vote

Pope Benedict Consecrates New Church in “Little Hell” – Tancred, The Eponymous Flower

The Miracle of the Sun Symbolizes the Mysteries of the Rosary – Taylor Marshall, Cntrbry Tls

If God is All Powerful Then How Are We Free & Why is There Evil? – Msgr. Charles Pope, AOW

Priests and Pedestals – Father Dwight Longenecker, Standing on my Head

Italy at 150 – George Weigel, NRO

The Stagnation of Science in Muslim Dominated Nations – Rod Dreher, Big Questions Online


The Limits of God? – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

Brooklyn’s Jesuit College (1908-1921 Anno Domini) – Pat McNamara

Please pray for Hilary White of – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita

Cardinal Burke… Galero… Non Plus Ultra – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Lautsi v. Italy: The Decision, Europe Allows Crucifixes – Marc DeGirolami, Mirror of Justice

Homeschoolers’ Success Silences the Critics – Patti Maguire Armstrong, CatholicExchange

Viennese Disco Masses are at an End – Tancred, The Eponymous Flower

Secular Power in Swedish Schools – Joseph Ballan, Sightings

Pakistani Christian Jailed for Blasphemy Found Dead in Prison Cell – Catholic Herald

‘O Crusaders! Our War With You Will Continue …’ – Terry Mattingly, Get Religion

Evangelizing Islam – Gabriel Said Reynolds, First Things

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