FRIDAY CATHOLICA EDITION

Pope Francis Smiling and Laughing (Credit: Fr. Dwight Longenecker)

Pope Francis Wants Priests to Marry?

by Father Dwight Longenecker

Protest becomes Self-parody: The Jihad Against Bishop Morlino – Fr. Z’s Blog
Fr. Thom. Weinandy Explains His Critical Letter to Pope Francis – C. Olson, The CWR
Scandal, Holy Church, and You – Fr. Z’s Blog
USCCB, Catholic Campaign for Human Development & Planned Parenthood – Dad29
Have Souls in Purgatory Visited People on Earth? – The Catholic World Report
Teens and Sexual Identity – Carolyn Moynihan, Mercatornet
How to Fundraise Like a Catholic for a Catholic Organization – Brice Sokolowski, CF
Bp. Morlino: Don’t Let Funeral Controversy Overshadow Christ’s Love – CNA via CWR
What Masterpiece Cakeshop Really About: Compelling Public Assent – S. Smith, M-net
French Diocese Plays Down John Paul II Statue Controversy – Bernard Gorce, La Croix
Card. Wuerl’s Pastoral Letter Confirms U.S. Church Must Act on Racism – P. Smith, Reg
U.K. Bishop Calls for Prayers as MPs Urge Ban on Abortion Clinic Vigils – CNA
Canada Doing All to Shut Down Pro-Life People Outside Abortion Clinics – H. Ellis, LN
Good Leaders for God’s People: 31st Sun. in Ordinary Time – John Bergsma Ph.D., TSP
Christianity can Survive in Iraq but Not Without Your Help – ACI Prensa via CNA
Super Fetal Surgeries Helping Unborn Children Well Before Birth – Steven Ertelt, LN

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