VVEDNESDAY EXTRA I

Edinburgh Castle (Credit: First Things)

Men Without Conviction, Churches Without People

Europe’s wholesale abandonment of its Christian faith is often explained as the inevitable by-product of modern social, economic, and political life. But there is far more to the story of Euro-secularization than that, as three ecclesiastics—a Presbyterian minister and two Italian priests—demonstrated this past Christmas.

by George Weigel,

of First Things

Pope Benedict XVI: ‘I Am on a Pilgrimage Towards Home’ – Edward Pentin, NC Register
Watch Jordan Peterson React to Trudeau’s ‘Peoplekind’ Correction – K. Perisic, Stream
Where Did Card. Marx Get the Idea That ‘There Can Be No Rules’? – Fr. A. Lucie-Smith
The Carnage of Casual Sex – Charlotte Allen, First Things
Why Can’t Parents Marry Their Adult Children? – Ben Butera, The American Catholic
Trump & Cultural Collapse – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
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Pope Tells Priests to Keep Homilies Brief: ‘No More Than 10 Minutes!’ – CNA via CWR
Transition Looms in African Catholic Powerhouse as Legend Readies To Go – J.L. Allen
Archbishops Gone Wild: Sorondo’s Crush on Chinese Commies – John Zmirak Ph.D.
EU Bishops Decry Iceland Circumcision Bill as Attack on Religious Freedom – J.L. Allen
Georgetown Spins a Tall Tale About Missing Student Group Funds – Daniel Payne, TCF
Prudence, Charity, Clarity & Their Opposite: Confusion – Abp. C.J. Chaput O.F.M. Cap.
The Beauty of the Devout Life – Charlie McKinney, Catholic Spiritual Direction

Three Witnesses: The Sacrament of Baptism, Confirmation & Eucharist – S. Skinner, CS
Growth & Equality – Amity Shlaes & Seth Barron, City Journal
Note I: The THVRSDAY EDITION will be available at 12:01 am U.S. Central Time
Note II: The VVEDNESDAY EXTRA II will be available at 6:01 pm U.S. Central Time
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