Pope’s Childhood Christmas Letter to Baby Jesus Published – Catherine Harmon

The First Novena was Nine Months Long – Fr. Ryan Erlenbush, New Theological Mvmnt

Medieval Churches with Stained Glass were Photocatalytic Air Purifiers – Fr. Z’s Blog

Christmas as Heavenly Economy – Peter J. Leithart, First Things/On The Square

St. Joseph’s Hidden Life is so Eloquent – Fr. James Martin SJ, Catholic Herald

Recapture the Meaning of Some Christmas Traditions – Abram Muenzberg, Ignitum Tdy

Why Do Nice Girls Like Bad Boys? – Kevin O’Brien, Waiting for Godot to Leave

Porn Use and Supporting Same-Sex Marriage – Mark Regnerus, Public Discourse

The Defense of Marriage Requires Honesty About Homosexuality – Dale O’Leary, Crisis

Could the Soul “Evolve” from Inferior Animals? – Saint Peter’s List

Catholic Aid Sent to Frightened Congolese Refugees – EWTN News

Religion in the National Intelligence Council Report – Mark Movsesian, First Things

Vatican Newspaper Compares Marriage Equality to Communism – Alessandro Speciale

Artists, Designers & Poets Rediscovering Works of Br. Dom S. Houédard – A. Rawsthorn

Home Schooling is Growing Ever Faster – The Economist

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