Happy Birthday, Dear Mary! – Joanne K. McPortland, Patheos/Egregious Twaddle

Church Calls for Public Prayers in Offices on Fridays – John Bingham, Daily Telegraph

Pope Benedict’s Lebanon Voyage – Edward Pentin, Daily Register

An African Woman’s Open Letter to Melinda Gates – Leila, Little Catholic Bubble

On Loneliness – Colleen, Catholic Sistas

Respecting Uncle Jack: On Death With Dignity – Greg Pfundstein, Public Discourse

Are Catholics ‘Sheep’? – Dr. Donald DeMarco, OSV Newsweekly

Greenpeace Activists Harass Pro-Lifers, Yelling We Are Pro-Death! – M. C. Hoffman, LSN

EWTN: Arroyo Interviews Head of Catholics for Obama & Bishop Morlino – Fr. Z’s Blog

The Silent Repeat of Eugenic History – Kurt Kondrich, Catholic Lane

Adoption Conundrums – Rick Fitzgibbons, MercatorNet

Contraception: How Free are We? – Matthew Heinrich, In and Out of the Ditch

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