THURSDAY EDITION

The Church is Now in a Full-Blown Civil War Over Doctrine

by Dan Hitchens,

of Catholic Herald

Unrest at the Vatican; Reassurances Backfire – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture
Cardinal Coccopalmerio’s Booklet: The Response™? Apparently Not; Multiple Updates – Fr. Z
The Split Among Catholics Deepens Under Trump – John Zmirak Ph.D., The Stream
Paul, Apollos & Cephas, All Over Again; Re: Amoris Lætitia – George Weigel, First Things
Dame Louise Backtracks – Joanna Bogle, The Dispatch via The Catholic World Report
Apologetics: Tackling Belief, Truth, and Moral Relativism – Todd Nolan, Catholic Stand
The Trump Era’s Catholic Mirror – Ross Douthat, The New York Times
Leaving the Young Defenseless by Emphasizing Spirituality Instead of Religion – Smith Ph.D.
Pro-life Momentum: Thousands Demonstrate to Defund Planned Parenthood – K.J. Jones, CNA
How to Completely Fail at Being a Confirmation Sponsor – Laura Ricketts, epicPew
Identity Studies in Service of a Classical Education – Fr. Nicanor Austriaco O.P. Ph.D. S.T.D.
Boy Scouts’ New Policy Further Strains Connection With Catholics – Brian Fraga, The Reg
Solidarity HealthShare: The Catholic Answer to the Healthcare Dilemma – Tom Perna
Mindfulness and Catholic Mystical Tradition (Video) – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction

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