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SATURDAY EDITION

Pretty FlowerThe Chastity, Mercy, and Love of Saint Maria Goretti

by Birgit Jones

of Catholic Stand

Leadership 101 for Dads – Patrick Simons, Practical Ponderings
Most Precious Blood of Our Lord: Liberty f/ Sin, Peace & Tenderness of Hearts – S. Huntzinger
Fortnight For Freedom: Archbishop John Ireland on Patriotism – Donald R. McClarey J.D.
The Visitor – Ryan Kraeger, Ignitum Today
Six Catholic Books for Your Summer Reading – Shaun McAfee O.P., National Cthlc Register
35 Sometimes Hilarious Things Popes Have Signed or Autographed – Ryan Mayer, epicPew
Abortion Doc Quits When Baby Keeps Breathing After Abortion – Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com
Hospitals are Quick to Declare Patients Brain Dead to Harvest Their Organs; Why? – Bra. Mattes
Doesn’t Joseph Merrick, “the Elephant Man,” Deserve a Christian Burial? – Daniel Esparza, Alt
The Innocents” Is a Gripping Saga of Triumph Over Tragedy – Kathy Schiffer, Seasons of Grc
A Cinematic Lesson in Hope – George Weigel, The Dispatch

FRIDAY EDITION

Catholic EnlightenmentRevisiting the The Catholic Enlightenment

by Leroy Huizenga, Ph.D.,

of The Catholic World Report

He Escaped Communist Vietnam on a Fishing Boat & Now He’s a Bishop – Antonio A. Gonsalves
Book Review: “Invited” & Interview With Author Stephanie Calis – Anabelle Hazard, Cth Stnd
Study Shows Catholic Church has Highest Retention Rate – Shaun McAfee O.P., epicPew
The Trouble With Secularist Witch Hunts – Mary Eberstadt, National Catholic Register
Chinese Church Conundrum: Why Did Bishop Ma Recant? – Brian Fraga, Natl Cthlc Register
The Vanishing United States – James Day, Crisis Magazine
Zika and Foetal Abnormalities – Reverend Patrick G. Burke, Paddy
Pro-Lifers Discover Again the Perils of Indirection – Hadley Arkes Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
New York Daily News Apparently Thinks Benedict XVI Is a “Quitter” – Shaun McAfee O.P., eP
Death Penalty Fosters Revenge, Not Justice, Says Pope Francis – Catholic Herald
Woman’s Guilt After Abortions – Sarah Terzo, LifeNews.comX

THURSDAY EDITION

(Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, Cod. St. Peter perg. 92, fol. 1v. Manuscript, reproduced in "An illustrated history of the Knights Templar", James Wasserman. Via Wikimedia Commons)

(Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, Cod. St. Peter perg. 92, fol. 1v. Manuscript, reproduced in “An illustrated history of the Knights Templar”, James Wasserman. Via Wikimedia Commons)

Blessed Raymond Lull and the World’s First Computer

by Angelo Stagnaro

of the National Catholic Register

The Young, Dying Nun Whose Smile Touched the World – National Catholic Register
The Mysterious 70 (or 72?) Disciples: Mass Readings Explained for 14th Sun in O.T. – Brant Pitre
Ordinariate Liturgy et al. at Sacra Liturgia 2016 – David Clayton, New Liturgical Movement
SSPX Issues Statement Clarifying Its Position With Rome – Edward Pentin, Natl Cthlc Register
Fr. Z Fisks SSPX Statement – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
On the Pope’s Remarks While Returning from Armenia – Fr. James V. Schall S.J., The Dsptch
Pope Francis on Apologizing to the Same-Sex Attracted (and More) – Jimmy Akin, N.C. Rgstr
Seven Years Behind These Stone Walls – Fr. Gordon J. MacRae, These Stone Walls
The Data on Children in Same-Sex Households Get More Depressing – Mark Regnerus, Pub Dis
Why Did the Vatican Reverse the Ruling on Marian Apparition in Lipa? – Shaun McAfee O.P., eP
Breaking Down Whole Woman’s Health: A Critical Abortion Ruling – Stephanie H. To, Cth Std
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WEDNESDAY EDITION

Francis ThompsonWas a Famous Catholic Poet Jack the Ripper? The Case Against Francis Thompson; Updated

by Thomas L. McDonald

of the National Catholic Register

Is This Cave in Turkey the Place Where Saint Peter Celebrated Mass? – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
As Abortion Industry Loses, Here’s 5 Ways It’s Attacking Pro-Life Pregnancy Ctrs – Jay Hobbs
Why Did Medieval Knights Fight Snails? – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
Saving Marriages by Healing Old Wounds and Selfishness – Richard Fitzgibbons, Mercatornet
How Did This Mythical Animal Make Its Way Into a 5th-Century Church? – Daniel Esparza, Alt
Afterlife Insurance: Planning For the Judgment of Your Soul – Angelo Stagnaro, N.C. Register
Heartwarming TJ Maxx Commercial Features 6th Grade Girl w/ Down Syndrome – Emily DeRois
On the Relationship Between Catholicism and Science – Brian Jones, Crisis Magazine
Students for Life Groups Now Outnumber Planned Parenthood Campus Groups 4-1 – Life News
Icons of Mercy: Paying the Ultimate Price for Mercy St. Maximilian Kolbe – David Werning
Cooperative Education – Jack Quirk, The Distributist Review
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TUESDAY EDITION

Gender Symbols Struggling TransparentI Agree with Pope Francis that Most Marriages are Null

by Ben

of Two Catholic Men and a Blog

Why Gender Ideology Is Demonic – Fr. Paul Scalia, The Catholic Thing
An Open Letter to Our Bishops – Luciano Corbo, New Evangelizers
Come Over for Sex Devoid of Commitment – Kelly Thomas, Regina Magazine
Yoga Not Worth The Risk – Steven R. McEvoy, Maccabee Society
St. Mary’s in London: Pocket of Catholicism in an Increasingly Faithless Land – Joanna Bogle
Quæritur: Can a Catholic Help Children with Dyslexia through a Masonic Organization? – Fr. Z
Catholics Should Not Be Ashamed of the Index of Prohibited Books – David Mills, Aleteia
She Who Loved: Mary Magdalene in Art – Elizabeth Lev, Aleteia
Bishop Robert Barron: Priests, in Vision of Pope Francis, Are Mercy Messengers – N.C. Register
Why Charismatic Gifts are So Important – Jenna M. Cooper, Aleteia
What Christian Education Is Not – Kenneth Crowther, Crisis Magazine
For the ST. PETER & MUHAMMAD THURSDAY EDITION (June 23, 2016) click here.
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MONDAY EDITION

Jim Gaffigan and Cardinal Timothy Dolan in civilian clothing Happy Culture of Life JoyThe Jim Gaffigan Show brings Catholicism to the Masses

by Matthew Becklo

of Aleteia

In Case You Missed It: Young Nuns Are a Trend – National Catholic Register
Why Medievalists Should Stop Talking about Game of Thrones – Philippa Byrne, Mercatornet
Six Reasons Everyone Should Take Music Lessons – Cheryl Magness, The Federalist
Five Polish Saints Who Changed the World – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
“One Who Serves Cannot Hoard His Free Time”, Says Pope Francis to Clergy – Shaun McAfee
Why Did This 70-Year-Old Couple Sell Their Home to Come to Rome? – Marinella Bandini, Alt
Why Do You Repeat Your Sins? – Fr. Robert McTeigue S.J., Aleteia
Augustine and Descartes: God Is, but What Is He? – Guy McClung J.D. Ph.D., Catholic Stand
Catholic Institutions Cleared the Path for the Latest Assault on Religious Freedom – Phil Lawler
Regret Isn’t Rare: The Dangerous Lie of Sex Change Surgery’s Success – Walt Heyer, Mrctrnt
Harry Hay: Pioneering Homosexual Communist, Former Catholic – Paul Kengor, Crisis Mgzn
For the ST. PETER & MUHAMMAD THURSDAY EDITION (June 23, 2016) click here.
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CIVILIZATION SUNDAY EDITION

Flags of European Union and PolandPoland Defends Its Pro-Life Laws, Blasts E.U. Leaders Telling It to Legalize Abortion

by Stefano Gennarini, J.D.,

of LifeNews.com

Pope John Paul II & the Secret History of Europe – K.V. Turley, Catholic Exchange
Central Asia: The Next Region to Unravel – Kamran Bokhari, Geopolitical Futures
Roman Europe? – Anatole Kaletsky, Project Syndicate
What Is German? – Anna Sauerbrey, The New York Times
Welcome to Czechia: Still Under a German Shadow – Jacob L. Shapiro, Geopolitical Futures
India: One State, Many Countries – Jacob L. Shapiro, Geopolitical Futures
Obama vs. Sun Tzu: The Deadly Price of Not Making a Threat Assessment – Jamie Glazov, J.W.
A New Europe, Ready or Not – Joel Weickgenant, RealClearWorld
Europe’s Sick Farmer: France’s Agricultural Model Is in Trouble – Nicholas Vinocur, Politico
France’s 1968 Chaos & Democracy’s Fragility – Mark Tooley, Providence
Laws Divine and Human: Considerations on the Government of Poland – Peter S. Rieth
For the ST. PETER & MUHAMMAD THURSDAY EDITION (June 23, 2016) click here.
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SUNDAY EDITION

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati TruncatedYoung Adult Catholic Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, “Man of the Beatitudes”

by Will Duquette

of Aleteia

Greatest Predictor of Success: Science & Bible Agree, Ability to Delay Gratification – Burbach
St. Colombière Shows That a Saintly Spiritual Director Makes a Big Difference – Mary O’Regan
How can Disabled Persons be More Integrated Into the Church? – Elise Harris, Cth Nws Agncy
Catholic Camp for the Consecration (and Fun) of the Family – Elizabeth Dye, Aleteia
My Trek to Catholicism: Intellectual, Emotional & Spiritual – Andrew J. Vandiver, Cthlc Lane
How Well Do You Know the Patron Saints? – Alex R. Hey, epicPew
Anglican Ordinariate Clergy Able to Balance Married Family Life, Serving Parishes – Jam. Graves
Where Did Criteria Vatican Just Gave for Discerning Charisms Come From? – Fr. Schneider L.C.
Vatican and American Sisters in Conversation: A Creative Summary – Ann Carey, The Dispatch
Catholic Colleges: Gender Identity in Title IX Threatens Religious Freedom – Adam Cassandra
More U.S. Women Religious Summoned to Rome: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet – Fr. Z
For the ST. PETER & MUHAMMAD THURSDAY EDITION (June 23, 2016) click here.
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GOD & CAESAR SATURDAY EDITION

Aristotle Transparent BackgroundA Philosopher’s Defense of the Reasoning Believer

by Matthew J. Franck, Ph.D.,

of Public Discourse

How Can Gay Rights And Religious Liberty Coexist? With Free Association – Ramona Tausz
Rights First, Government Second – Adam Freedman, City Journal
Pro-Life Group Backs Trump: He’ll Appoint Pro-Life Judges & Defund P.P. – Steven Ertelt, LN
Trump: ISIS Threatens Us Today because Decisions Hillary Clinton Made – Robert Spencer
Does a “Catholic Vote” Even Exist? – Russell Shaw, The Dispatch
Body Shaming: It’s about More than Shape – Carolyn Moynihan, Mercatornet
The Party Of Life: The Case For A Pro-Life Third Party – Ben Domenech, The Federalist
Fortnight For Freedom: National Suicide – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
3 Big Reasons You Can’t Compare Democrat Gun Sit-In w/ Civil Rights Movement – Hemingway
School Lunch Shouldn’t Be Middle-Class Welfare – Julie Kelly and Jeff Stier, The Federalist
The End of Socialism – Bradley J. Birzer Ph.D.
For the ST. PETER & MUHAMMAD THURSDAY EDITION (June 23, 2016) click here.
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For the SATURDAY EDITION (June 25, 2016) click here.

SATURDAY EDITION

Study Room Area Oasis LibraryMan Cave or Study? (Podcast)

by Jared Zimmerer and Taylor Marshall, Ph.D.,

of the Maccabee Society

In Heaven We’ll Meet Again: a Book that Delivers Hope for the Afterlife – Shaun McAfee, eP
Classics of the Liturgical Movement: Dom Pius de Hemptinne – Peter Kwasniewski Ph.D.
The Divine Perfections – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles? – Bob Kurland Ph.D., Reflections of a Catholic Scientist
Is It Ever Immoral Not to Practice Natural Family Planning (N.F.P.) – Mark S. Latkovic S.T.D.
What If Your Doctor Recommends a Treatment That Uses Fetal Stem Cells? – Kathy Schiffer
Christian Humility and Sexual Orientation – Timothy Kirchoff, Ethika Politika
Six Ways to Avoid Being a “Stealth” Catholic – Randy Hain, Integrated Catholic Life™
Scientists are Now Attempting to Figure Out How to Get Men Pregnant – Micaiah Bilger, Lf Ns
How to Destroy the Faith in Five Easy Steps – Liturgy Guy
Don’t Check Your ‘Privilege’; Live Virtuously – Gabe Jones, Those Catholic Men
For the GOD & CAESAR THURSDAY EDITION (June 23, 2016) click here.
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For the Brexit Aftermath post (June 24, 2016) click here.
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