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How to Engage a Loved One Who’s Walked Away from the Faith

by Fr. Jeffrey F. Kirby

of Crux

Why I Remain Catholic – Nada Mazzei, Catholic Stand
Four Life Issues and Catholic Social Doctrine – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum
Did You Know Mother Teresa Experienced Visions of Jesus? – Hannah Brockaus, Cth Nws Agy
The Powerful Story of a Nun Who Survived Italy’s Earthquake – Elise Harris, Cthlc Nws Agncy
On Guard Against Ourselves: The Problems of Aging Leadership – Jeffrey A. Mirus Ph.D., CC
The Nones and the Buffered Self – Brother Michael Baggot, First Things
Don’t Bring Back the Death Penalty, New Mexico Bishops Plead – C.N.A. via the N.C. Register
Quæritur: What To Do If Your Parish Is Extremely Liberal? – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
New Sexual Revolution Requires Faithful, Parent-Centered Solutions – Patrick J. Reilly, NCReg
Judge Sides With Falsely Accused Priest, Slams Hate Group SNAP – David F. Pierre Jr., TMR
About that Pew Survey on Politics & the Pulpit: So What Makes an Issue Political? – R. Ross Jr.


Home Survives EarthquakeWhy I’m Catholic: The Foundational Error of Sola Scriptura

by Kenneth Hensley

of Catholic Answers

Quæritur: Praying for the Holy Father’s Intentions When Those Intentions are. . . Odd – Fr. Z
15 of the Most Unforgettable Episodes of The Journey Home – Shaun McAfee, epicPew
Relation to Princess Diana on Road to becoming a Saint – Simon Caldwell, Catholic Herald
“Mutual Submission” between Husbands and Wives in Ephesians 5? – Josh Kush, Crisis Mgzn
What Is Truth? (Hint: Not Facebook) – Sarah Reinhard, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Prosecutor Undecided on Death Penalty after Killing of Nuns – Associated Press via Cthlc Hrld
The True and False Meaning of “Social Justice” – Anthony P. Stine, Crisis Magazine
Join the Angels and Children in The Cosmic Dance – Melanie Jean Juneau, Catholic Stand
Spiritual Lessons with Elisabeth Leseur – Liesl Bee, Ignitum Today
Pope Francis has Some Face Time with Facebook Founder – Elise Harris, CNA via Crux
EpiPen Price Hike Raises Questions About Ethics of Drug Costs – Matt Hadro, CNA via NC Reg


Jean-Léon Gérôme The Christian Martyrs Last Prayer c 1863-1873Comfort Catholicism Has to Go; It Is Time to Prepare for Persecution

by Msgr. Charles Pope

of the National Catholic Register

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: What Does the Science Say? – Catholic News Agency
The TV Dinner and the Sexual Revolution – Denise J. Hunnell M.D., Catholic Stand
Ribbit: A New Game Changer in Social Media – Joe Sales
Argentine Saints-To-Be Reveal Pope’s Thinking on Priests, Nuns, and Laity – Inés San Martín
Although Girls Are Allowed to Serve, There Is Still the Process of Discernment – Brian Williams
The Barque of Peter Sails Through History – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
10 Biblical Names of Jesus and their Pivotal Meanings – Laura Hensley, epicPew
The Desert in Carmelite Spirituality – Carmelite Sisters, Catholic Spiritual Direction
The Political Relevance of St. Augustine – John P. East, The Imaginative Conservative
Catholic Social Teaching Principles in the Workplace – Luciano Corbo, New Evangelizers
A Defense of Single-Issue Voting – Howard Kainz Ph.D., The Catholic Thing


Target NameThe Target Boycott Is Costing More than Anyone Expected

by Hayley Peterson

of Business Insider

Why Blogs Will Die – Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Standing on my Head
Are Traditional Catholics “Weird”? – Peter Kwasniewski Ph.D., New Liturgical Movement
Obama Mandate on Sex Reassignment Surgery Challenged in Court – Anne Hendershott, Crisis
The Politics of Pornography – Brian Fraga, National Catholic Register
Bush has been Vindicated on Stem Cell Decision – Christopher White, Crux
Reasoned Analysis vs. Blah, Blah, Sneer, and Blah – Austin Ruse, Crisis Magazine
Having Too Many Spiritual Directors – Fr. John Bartunek L.C., Catholic Spiritual Direction
If Bible Verses Were Taylor Swift Lyrics – Theresa Williams, epicPew
Feast Day of the Beheading of John the Baptist – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TheAmCatholic
Ben-Hur 2016: Of Film, Faith & Indirect Communication – Rick Becker, God-Haunted Lunatic
Using Prayer to Make Election Decisions – Anne DeSantis, Catholic Stand


EpiPenDon’t Blame Capitalism for Your Pricey EpiPen

by Jay Stooksberry

of the Foundation for Economic Education

Minimum Wage Hikes Lead to Massive Job Losses in DC Restaurants – Opportunity Lives
Why Is the Media So Liberal? – Stephen Turley Ph.D., The Imaginative Conservative
7 Things the US Government Requires IDs For – Fred Lucas, The National Interest
Should We Move to Mexico? – Bradley J. Birzer Ph.D. & Adam Fuller Ph.D., TIC
The Fractured Republic – John Horvat II, The Imaginative Conservative
How Donald Trump Might Fix the Middle East – David P. Goldman is Spengler, PJ Media
One Way to Help Native Americans: Property Rights – Naomi Schaefer Riley, The Atlantic
Homelessness and the Progressive Mentality – Bruce Frohnen J.D., TIC
What Opponents Can Learn from Assisted Suicide Advocates – Ashton Ellis, Public Discourse
Puerto Rico: An Island’s Exodus –  Eric Platt, Financial Times
Explainer: What You Should Know about Welfare Reform – Joe Carter, PowerBlog


Minimalist ChurchA Pure Distillation of 1970s Catholicism

by Fr. Robert P. Imbelli

of The Catholic Thing

Seminary Enrollment Surge for Vocations in Philadelphia! – Lou Baldwin, Catholic Philly
Man Arrested for Slaying Two Nuns in Mississippi – Crux Staff, Crux
Bill Donaghy & TOB: Step Away from the Insanity Into Reality – Melanie Jean Juneau, Cth Std
George Soros Tries to Mastermind Leftward Slide of Catholics – J.S. Jones & Jn. Zmirak Ph.D.
The Better Pastor: Learning to Really Manage Your Parish – Peter Mirus, Catholic Culture
The Crisis of European Values and the World Order without God – Andrea Gagliarducci, Mn Vt
The Strange Case of the Pilgrimage Site in a Pennsylvania Ghost Town – Joseph Pronechen
Quæritur: Best Translation of St. Augustine’s “Confessions”? – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
Trust in God and Keep Your Hand Grenades Primed – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
4 Eloquent and Effective Politicians Who Became Saints – Theresa Williams, epicPew
Open Your Hearts to Those ‘Defeated by Life,’ Pope Francis Says – Catholic News Agency


Cardinal-falls-asleep-during-litany-of-saintsHilarious Catholic Headlines You Might Not Have Seen

by Matt Vander Vennet

of epicPew

California’s Religious Colleges Get ‘Miracle’ Win for Religious Liberty – Peter Jesserer Smith
The Great Virtue of Humility – Veronica Arntz, Truth and Charity Forum
On the Canonization of Saint Teresa of Calcutta – Fr. George W. Rutler, Crisis Magazine
Mallersdorf Abbey Producing Beer Since 12th Century; Master Brewer Sister Doris – D. Esparza
Jane Austen for All Seasons – Amy Smith, National Catholic Register
‘Hello, My Name Is Mother Teresa, I Just Wanted to Give You My Card’ – Kate Veik, CNA
Father Marvin R. O’Connell, Requiescat in Pace – Bradley J. Birzer, The Dispatch
Learning, Dialogue, and the Responsibility of the Listener – Francis J. Beckwith Ph.D., TCT
A Lesson on Love From St. Peter Chrysologus – Kevin Di Camillo, N.C. Register
David Craig’s Verse Is a Poetry of What Robert Lowell, that Most Refined, or  . . . – J.M. Wilson
A Newborn Child Is God’s Gift to the Entire Family – Brianna Heldt, Natl Catholic Register

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