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The Nuns Who Have Doctors Baffled

by Quentin de la Bedoyere,

of Catholic Herald

Univ. of Notre Dame’s Fr. John Jenkins: Obama Yes, Trump No – D.R. McClarey J.D., TACthlc
Rome’s Dangerous Gamble in China – Benedict Rogers, Catholic Herald
New Rockville Center bishop was Baptized by Fulton Sheen – Elise Harris, Cthlc News Agency
The Catholic Mass in the Color of Your Choice – Angelo Stagnaro, N.C. Register
Five Untruths About the New Texas Rules for Fetal Remains – Cullen Herout, Crisis Magazine
No Condemnation, Even for a Pedophile – Julie Machado, Catholic Stand
The Positive Human & Economic Impact of Catholic Ministries – Abp. C.J. Chaput O.F.M. Cap.
The Moral Case to Eliminate Wrongful Birth Suits – Joe Kral, Truth and Charity Forum
Sofia Vergara is Being Sued by Her Own Frozen Embryos – Catholic News Agency
Quæritur: Are Deacons Required to Wear the Dalmatic at Mass? – Fr. Z’s Blog
Terrorism, The Sanctity of Life, and Mercy – Anne De Santis, Catholic Stand


Innovations Which Vatican II Did Not Call For, but Which We Got Anyway

by Father John Zuhlsdorf,

of Fr. Z’s Blog

Hans & Sophie Scholl Exemplify the Moral Courage Every Christian Needs – Francis Phillips, CH
5 Common Misconceptions about Purgatory – Sara Spitt, epicPew
This Forgotten Fatima Note Reveals Sr. Lúcia’s ‘Holy Ambition’ for the Rosary – Dan. Blackman
Six Ways Not to Fight Temptation – Fr. Clayton Thompson, Those Catholic Men
Pope Francis Names New Archbishop of Krakow, Poland – Catholic News Agency
How Feminism Betrayed Childless Women – Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald
France Attempts to Criminalize the Pro-Life Movement – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TACthlc
Orthodoxy, Heresy and Objective Truth – Francis X. Cronin Ed.D. (ADB), Natl Cth Register
Harry Potter: from Aristotle’s Poetics to Christian Virtue – Jean Elizabeth Seah, Ignitum Tdy
Modesty Is a Direction Not a Line – Fr. Matthew Schneider L.C., Catholic Stand
On Meeting Sally Read: Poet, Writer, Convert from Atheism – K.V. Turley, The Cthlc Wrld Rprt


Brick by Brick! Parishes are “Turning Towards The Lord”, Going “Ad Orientem”

by Father John Zuhlsdorf,

of Fr. Z’s Blog

8 Christmas Songs That Have Nothing To Do With Christmas – Matthew Archbold, N.C. Rgstr
Advent’s 2 Big Marian Feasts Help Us Celebrate Christmas Right – Fr. Ale. Lucie-Smith Ph.D.
Waiting While Everything Goes Wrong: 3rd Sunday of Advent – John Bergsma Ph.D., TSP
St. Thérèse of Lisieux and the Christmas Blues – Russell Shaw, The Dispatch
Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – The Editors, National Catholic Register
Brother Orchid: The Seductive Power of Good – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The Amrcn Cthlc
Unique Family Christmas Traditions – Matt Vander Vennet, epicPew
St. Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe – Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh, N.C. Register
Pilgrims on Horseback Pay Homage to Mary at Guadalupe Shrine – Joyce Duriga, CH
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Now a Diocesan Shrine in Denver – Carmen Elena Villa, CNA
We Are the Reason for the Season – Birgit Jones, Catholic Stand


Wikileaks Bombshell: Even Stephen Colbert Took Orders from Hillary Clinton

by Aleister,

of American Lookout,

via Gateway Pundit

Bp. Libasci of New Hampshire Banned Communion from the Chalice in His Diocese – P. Inwood
Outcry Greets Holy See Decision to Reaffirm Ban on Same-Sex Attracted Priests – RNS
State vs. Family: The Tyranny of the “Emerging Orthodoxy” – Paul Diamond L.L.M., Pub Dis
A Spiritual Reading Program – Vicki Burbach, Pelican’s Breast
Pope as New Luther, Humor of German Section of Radio Vatican? – The Eponymous Flower
The Irrationality of Faith Shaming – Timothy P. O’Malley, OSV Newsweekly
Attack on TV Couple Recalls a Chik-Fil-A Story of Solidarity – Steve Green, Crisis Magazine
Lawsuit Defends Filmmakers in Following Conscience on Marriage in Minnesota – Cth Nws Agy
Democrats, Pro-Lifers Spar Over Planned Parenthood Investigation – Matt Hadro, CNA
Who’s on Which Side of the Lunch Counter? Civil Rights, Religious Acco. . . – S.D. Smith J.D.


Beer, Fried Chicken and the Immaculate Conception

by Father Dwight Longenecker,

of the National Catholic Register

Two Kinds of Feminism: Amal Clooney and Costanza Miriano – Kathy Schiffer, N.C. Register
What is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception? – Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, Catholic Lane
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2016 – Gregory DiPippo, New Liturgical Movement
How to Make Marian Teachings More Appealing – Rachel Lu Ph.D., Crisis Magazine
Mary’s Wild Tranquility – Archbishop Fulton Sheen S.T.D. D.Phil., The Catholic Thing
Did Mary Need to be Redeemed? – Marge Fenelon, National Catholic Register
Vatican: Next Three World Youth Days Will Have Marian Themes – Elise Harris, CNA via NCReg
An Advent Doubt: Is He the One? – Tom Hoops, National Catholic Register
Advent Is Mary’s Time – Joseph Pronechen, National Catholic Register
Mercy, Mary, and the Advent of Christ – Peter Howard S.T.D., Catholic Spiritual Direction
For the THURSDAY EXTRA (8 December, AD 2016) click here.
For the THURSDAY EDITION (8 December, AD 2016) click here.


How I Changed My Mind about Pope Francis

by Matthew Schmitz,

of First Things

The Meaning of Papal Silence – Joseph Shaw, LMS Chairman
Letter in Support of 4 Cardinals from Catholic Academics & Pastors – Joseph Shaw, Rrt Cæli
Swiss Bishop: No Last Rites for Those Seeking Assisted Suicide – Catholic News Service via CH
‘Unbelievable’, Persecuted Christian Bishops Denied U.K. Visas – Catholic News Agency
11th Anniversary of Fr. Z’s Blog – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
Christian Florist Fights for Religious Freedom at Washington State High Court – Dustin Siggins
Italian Monastery Seeks Salvation in Beer After Terrible Quake – Elisabetta Povoledo, NYTimes
Ten Reasons to Retain Tax Exemptions for Religious Institutions – Michael J. DeBoer J.D.
It is Time We Think of Politics More Like Religion – Arthur E. Farnsley II
Doctors Warn Australian State Against Legalizing Euthanasia – Catholic News Agency
Profits and an ‘Economy of Mutuality’ – Tom Nelson D.Min., Inst. for Faith-Work-Economics
For THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION EDITION (8 December, AD 2016) click here.
For the THURSDAY EDITION (8 December, AD 2016) click here.


There is Already a Bizarre Schism Among Some Clergy, Says Bishop Athanasius Schneider

by Deacon Nick Donnelly,

of EWTN Great Britain

Pope Francis: Everything in Amoris Lætitia was Supported by the Synod – Catholic Herald
Pope: Media Mustn’t Fall to Sickness of Coprophilia – Domenico Agasso Jr., Vatican Insider
The Paradox of Francis: When We Need Fathers, We Get the Law – Jason Craig, Cthlc Gntlmn
Vladimir Putin, Protector of Christians! – Rod Dreher, TAC
Vatican Reiterates that Homosexuals Shouldn’t be Priests – Inés San Martín, Crux
Why the Good Thief Doesn’t Justify Protestant Doctrines – Karlo Broussard, Catholic Answers
Culture of Death Gnashing of Teeth: Roe v. Wade May be Doomed – Paul Waldman, Wash. Post
Does Francis Really Believe That Communists Think Like Christians – Samuel Gregg D.Phil.
Genocide, Indifference Will Make Mideast Christians Extinct – Beth Griffin, Crux
Ohio Senate Passes ‘Heartbeat Bill’ after Lengthy Battle – Catholic News Agency
Church Mustn’t Give Up Hard-Won Freedoms to Appease China – Fr. Ale. Lucie-Smith Ph.D.
For THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION EDITION (8 December, AD 2016) click here.
For the THURSDAY EXTRA (8 December, AD 2016) click here.

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