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


“And With Your Spirit” Explained – David Mills, First Things/First Thoughts

Most Catholics Happy With New Missal – Charlotte Hays, Daily Register

Top 10 Comments Overheard After the First New Mass – Tom Hoopes, Catholic Vote

How I Survived the First Sunday of Advent – The Ordinary Catholic, Peter’s Barque

Who’s Actually Upset with the New Roman Missal? – Matthew Cantrino, First Things

“Anything Goes” Not Anymore, Bringing Back Chant – Fr. Simon Henry, Offrms Tb Dmn

If I Read of Any More Stilted Uses of the Adjective “Stilted“, I Might Just – Carl Olson, IIS

National Catholic Reporter in Full Melt Down Mode – Donald R. McClarey, The Amrcn Cthlc

Some Says Priests Should Focus on “Changing Water into Wine” – Th. Peters, Cth Vt/AmP

Do They Think Catholics are Unintelligent? – Mollie Ziegler, Get Religion


Card. Burke Talks About the Mass, Canon Law & US Culture – David Kerr, EWTN News

Australian Anglican Ordinariate Developments – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita

CNN’s Roland S. Martin Still Doesn’t Get It – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

CNN Wants to See More Female Altar Servers? – Kathy Schiffer, Seasons of Grace

Some Reflections on the Push for Gay “Marriage” – Blaise Joseph, beingCatholic

Pope ‘May Still Visit Ireland Next Year’ Despite Tensions – Ed West, Catholic Herald

UN Climate Conference Targeted by Reproductive Groups – Wendy Wright, Trtl By & Bynd

Sexual Abuse and Moral Indifference – Mary Graw Leary, Public Discourse

Study: 3% of Catholics Left Church Because of Scandals – Marcel LeJeune, Aggie Catholics

The Way of Salvation Painting Details – John Whitehead, Once I Was A Clever Boy

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

Will U.S. Religious Freedom Commission Continue? – Catholic News Agency


Will Evangelicals Fight for Religious Liberty? – Rob.Schwarzwalder & Julia Kiewit, 1st Thngs

Of New Things – Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing

Recommended: Fairbairn’s Guide for Beginning Greek & Latin Students – Dr. Ed Peters

Why Contraception Mandate Should be Scrapped – Richard W. Garnett, USA Today

Where Have All the Catholic Writers Gone? – Robert Fay, The Millions

Peter Kreeft: Catholic Kennedy Advisers Wicked, Dishonest People – Crd Nwm Soc

What if the Priest Misspeaks the Words of Consecration? – Fr. Ryan Erlenbush, Nw Th Mv

Outdated Liturgical Books Need Proper Disposal – Catholic News Agency/EWTN News

Deer Season Half Century Ago, How Society Changed Since Then – Dr. Paul Kengor, Ct Ln

What I Learned from Making Sunday a Day of Rest – Jennifer Fulwiler, Ntnl Cthlc Register

Benedict Signs, Bertone Stamps – Sandro Magister, Chiesa

Vatican Names New Nuncio to Ireland – John Thavis, Catholic Herald


Reflections on the New Translation – Jake Tawney, Roma locuta est

The Spectacular Success of the New Missal Translation – Jeffrey A. Tucker, Chant Café

The New Roman Missal: A Direct Hit – LarryD, Acts of the Apostasy

Praise for the New, Corrected Translation coming in – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Interview with Abp. Naumann on Spiritual Direction – Dan Burke, National Cthlc Register

For Man, It is Impossible – Randall Smith, The Catholic Thing

The Guild System – Hilaire Belloc, The Distributist Review

Little-Known Fact that the USCCB Doesn’t Want You to Know – Keyser Soze, Nw Sprngtm!

Christian Loses Her Job after being Targeted by Muslims – Jon. Wynne-Jones, Telegraph

Steve Jobs: Thanks Mom For Not Aborting Me! – Donald R. McClarey, The American Cthlc

Jesus Makes the National Catholic Reporter Feel Like Losers? – Joe Heschmeyer, Shm Ppr

The Way of Salvation – John Whitehead, Once I Was A Clever Boy


The Essence of Advent – Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop

CTS People’s Edition of the Roman Missal (“hand missal” for Ordinary Form) – Fr. Z.

12-Step Pride-Elimination Plan – Donald DeMarco, Daily Register

Call-to-Action: “Apparition Of Martin Luther Worthy Of Belief” – LarryD, The Amrcn Cthlc

Seeking the Common Good – John M. DeJak, The Distributist Review

First Mass With the New Missal: Vatican II Not Eradicated – D Mac, Creative Minority Rprt

The Four Liturgists of the Apocalypse – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register

Moral Hazards in the Marketplace – Charlie Douglas, Integrated Catholic Life™

Crying Out For the Savior – Msgr. Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington

Healing the Scandal of Denominationalism – Joe Heschmeyer, Shameless Popery

Former Slave and Convert: Julia Greeley – Nissa LaPoint, Catholic News Agency

Flight (poem) – J. B. Toner, Dappled Things

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