Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Eight Super-Simple Ways to Celebrate Advent – Jennifer Fulwiler, National Cthlc Register

Religious Liberty is The Pre-Eminent Social Justice Issue of Our Time – J. Desmond, DR

Card. Burke: We’re Well on the Way to Christian Persecution in US – J.H. Westen, LSN

Struggle for Holiness: My Year with St. Therese of Lisieux – Heather King, Dappled Things

Fundamental Freedoms of Free Speech Compromised at UN – Piero A. Tozzi JD, TBAB

A Call to Writers, Artists. . .and Bloggers – Bronwen McShea, Pilgrim

Msgr. Dempsey Cleared? – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita

St. Joseph is Waiting, Too – Jay Boyd PhD, Philothea on Phire

CUA Single-Sex Dorms Ruled Not Discriminatory – Cardinal Newman Society (fixed)

Abortion & Breast Cancer; The Risk Trebles Says New Study – Youth Defence/Life House

Pope Benedict: End the Death Penalty – EWTN News

The SSPX is Playing with Fire – Anthony S. Layne, The Impractical Catholic


‘Catholicism’ Series in Translation – Joseph Pronechen, National Catholic Register

The Ku Klux Klan and American Anti-Catholicism – George J. Marlin, The Catholic Thing

Who was the First Disciple of Jesus? – Fr. Ryan Erlenbush, New Theological Movement

Cloistered Nun & Former Actress to Tell Story of Hollywood & Faith – Kevin J. Jones, CNA

Books for Christmas – George Weigel, Crisis Magazine

Forgotten Holocausts of Catholics – D.A. Davis, New Oxford Review

Adult Stem-Cell Therapies Are the Future, Scientist Says – Edward Pentin, Daily Register

The War on Religious Liberty, “Catholics” Leading Diabolical Attack – Tom Crowe, CV

Prophecies Fulfilled – Fr. John Bartunek, Catholic Spiritual Direction

What would Jesus Occupy? – Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop

Catholic Seminary Enrollment Up – Nancy Frazier O’Brien, Catholic News Service

Abp. Nichols Praises “Civil Partnerships” for “People of the Same Sex” – Rorate Cæli


Is Sola Scriptura Taught in the Bible? – Dc. Mike Bickerstaff, Integrated Catholic Life™

A Cinematic Tour of the Problem of Free Will – By Way of Beauty

The Problem with “Easy Believism” – Brent Stubbs, Almost Not Catholic

Question on Babies for Atheists who Deny “Natural Law” – Stacy Trasancos PhD, Acc Abn

The Moral Obligation of Reality, II – Dr. Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture/In Depth Analysis

Religious Authority vs. Primacy of Conscience (Part II) – Tony Layne, Outside the Asylum

Responding to Negative Reviews of the New Translation – Msgr. Charles Pope, AOW

New Translation Critics: It’s Not About You – Paul Zummo, The American Catholic

The Next Step for Reformers – Jeffrey A. Tucker, New Liturgical Movement

U.S. Catholic Publishing Shrinks Further – Tim Drake, National Catholic Register

Planned Parenthood’s 1969 Jaffe Memo: Frightful Mission – Taylor Marshall, Cntrbry Tls

Abortion According to Zip Codes: Startling Discovery in New York – Fr. Jn. Leies SM, HLIA


Defending Religious Liberty and the Good – The Editors, National Catholic Register

Daniel in the Lions’ Den: Attacking Religious Liberty – Thomas Peters, Cthlc Vote/AmP

McGill Univ. Editors Quit in Protest to Traditional Marriage Article – Michael Cook, MrcNt

IVF, Suffering, and God’s Will – Brendan Dudley, HLI America

Mother Teresa’s Work with the Poor: “She did it for Jesus” – Msgr. Leo Maasburg, Ig In Sc

The Costs of Taking Conscience – Michael Fragoso, Public Discourse

Some advice from Lech Walesa for Occupy Wall Street – The Motley Monk, The Am Cthlc

SSPX Asks Rome for Modifications to Doctrinal Preamble – Andrea Tornielli, La Stampa

SSPX Interview: Doctrinal Preamble “Can Be Clarified & Modified“ – Rorate Cæli

Abp. Dolan: Building a Culture of Vocations – Matthew E. Bunson, Our Sunday Visitor

Sebelius Called on to Quit Over Planned Parenthood Scandal – Steven Ertelt, Life News

Kathleen Sebelius’ Gruesome Moral Calculus – Steven Wagner, Daily Register


Catholics and Freedom – George Weigel, NRO

Understanding Catholic Social Teaching: Solidarity & Subsidiarity – Joe Heschmeyer, ShPp

Universalism, True and False – Fr. James V. Schall, The Catholic Thing

Atheist Convert: Dr. Ronda Chervin – Why I’m Catholic

Can Priests Go Hunting? The Council of Trent Has an Answer – Taylor Marshall, Cntrbry Tls

The Authority to Kill – Joseph Bottum, Public Discourse

That changing God lobby in DC – Terry Mattingly, On Religion

Civil Religion in America Then and Now – Margarita A. Mooney, First Things/First Thoughts

Peter Kreeft Calls a Spade a Bloody Shovel – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

Against Heresies: On Divisiveness, Nuance & Dialogue – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita

Regarding Use of Pope’s Signature on Vatican Documents – EWTN News/CNA

A Catholic Shift on Sexual Abuse? – Dr. Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture/On the Culture


Benedict XVI Tells New York Bishops to Speak Up for Truth – David Kerr, EWTN News

UN: Vatican Reaffirms Stance Against Condoms for HIV/AIDS Prevention – JH Westen, LSN

Card. Burke: Attacks on Unborn are Rooted in ‘Contraceptive Mentality’ – Pat. Craine, CL

Artificial Intelligence and Angelology – Howard Kainz, Crisis Magazine

Requiem Mass in Mohawk (native American Indian language) – Shawn Tribe, New Lit Mov

Home Thoughts From Abroad: O to be in England – Dappled Things

Reasons to Homeschool #9309403985303 and #9309403985304 – Mark Shea, Pths/C&EI!

Boston’s CatholicTV Comes to Detroit – Kathy Schiffer, Seasons of Grace

Don’t Forget The Little Guy – Omar F. A. Gutierrez, Regnum Novum

Nat’l Catholic Youth Conference Draws 23,000 to Indianapolis – Anthony Flott, Dly Rgstr

High Schools Consider Banning Uniform Skirts – Dana Flavelle, Toronto Star

No Excuse for Priest Sex Abuse; More Common in Secular Society – William Oddie, Cth Hrld


Religious Authority vs. Primacy of Conscience – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

2 Million Russians Venerate Marian Relic that Boosts Fertility – Francis Phillips, Cthlc Hrld

Marian Mission to Moscow and the New York Times – George Conger, Get Religion

Milquetoast “Catholic” Mag to Become Catholic Again – Matthew Archbold, Crtv Mnrty Rep

When Legal Positivism meets Anti-Clericalism – Fr. Tim Finigan, Hermeneutic of Cntnty

A Cathedral and a Candle – Pavel Chichikov, StAR

The Royal Anjou Bible – John Whitehead, Once I Was A Clever Boy

Studying Philosophy can Prepare Grads for the Job Market – Brian Caulfield, Daily Register

A Question About a Saying by Athanasius (& Mormons) – Mark Shea, Ntnl Cthlc Register

“Did God Die For You?” (St. Paul & Unconditional Election) – Joe Heschmeyer, Shmlss Ppry

Univ. of Notre Dame Allows Access to Porn – Cardinal Newman Society/Campus Notes

What to Watch For in the Egyptian Elections – Samuel Tadros, Hudson Institute

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