Gushing Over the Royal Baby Shows Abortion Advocates Inconsistent – Eric Metaxas, LN

Five Ways To Evangelize Your Family This Christmas – Ryan Eggenberger, Ignitum Today

Christmas Sequence “Laetabundus” – Kathleen Pluth, The Chant Café

Lady Chapel of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne, Australia – Shawn Tribe, Nw Lt Mv

Croaking Hope – Kevin O’Brien, Waiting for Godot to Leave

The Perfect Gift for Christmas – Paul Zummo, The American Catholic

The Two Sides of China’s Party – Anthony E. Clark PhD, Catholic World Report

Questioning the Use of Microphones – Fr. Tim Finigan, The Hermeneutic of Continuity

Why the Welfare State Denies Catholic Freedom – James Kalb, Crisis Magazine

FBI Report Finds 68 Anti-Catholic Crimes in 2011 – Kevin J. Jones, CNA

Is Jesuit Georgetown University Catholic Anymore? – Matthew Archbold, The CNS Blog

The What’s, Why’s & How’s of Talking to Strangers About God – Lauren Garcia, Focus

Nine Things You Need to Know About Pope’s New Book About Baby Jesus – Jm. Akin

In Defense of Silence Over Gunmen – Marc Barnes, Patheos/Bad Catholic

Bp. Olmsted to Head Congregation for Religious in Rome or No? – The Eponymous Flwr

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