Il cardinale Crescenzio Sepe durante la celebrazione in occasione della festa di San Gennaro a Napoli, 19 settembre 2015. ANSA / CIRO FUSCO19 Sept in Naples: The Blood of St. Januarius Liquefied!

by Father John Zuhlsdorf

of Fr. Z’s Blog

¡Viva Cristo Rey! Mexican Bishop Persecuted by Homosexualists – Fr. Z’s Blog
Hope for a Sane World Dashed Again on the Rocks of Madness – John Paul Meenan, Crisis
Administrator Urges Vatican to Remove Guam’s Archbishop – Associated Press via Cthlc Hrld
Putting the “Roman” Back in “Roman Catholic” – Michael De Sapio, Crisis Magazine
The Making of a Man: St. Joseph College Seminary – Brian Williams, Liturgy Guy
Bishops of Alberta Stand Up! No Communion for ‘Remarried’ Without Continence – Fr. Z’s Blog
Genocide of Christians by I.S.I.S. a Reality We Can’t Ignore – Fr. Matthew Schneider L.C., Crux
Ignore the Misleading Headlines: Remarried Can’t ‘Now Receive Communion’ – Dan Hitchens
Pope Francis and the Issues of Ideological Colonization – Andrea Gagliarducci, Monday Vtcn
Why I’m Catholic: Sola Scriptura Isn’t Scriptural, Part II – Kenneth Hensley, Catholic Answers
Congressional Investigation Documents Uni. of New Mexico’s Use of Dead Babies – Brian Fraga


st-helen-and-the-true-crossHow to Explain Sign of the Cross to Protestants

by Taylor Marshall, Ph.D.

Another Kim Davis? Christian Govt Worker Attempts to Skip LGBT Diversity Vid – Julia Duin
Supernaturally Oriented Catholicism Grows – Ken Kniepmann, Catholic Stand
Men Don’t Have Babies, No Matter What USA Today Thinks – Patti Maguire Armstrong, NC Rg
American Catholic Bishops Reaffirm the Church’s Teaching on Marriage – Justin McClain, eP
Beer Becomes Missionary Calling Card, Especially With Millennials – Associated Press via Crux
The Jesuit Who Invented Hypertext – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
Vatican: Arranging an Abortion or Attempting Suicide are Obstacles to Ordination – C. Wooden
Diocese of Lincoln Sees Strong Turnout at First Sacred Music Clinic – Cathy Bender, C.N.A.
New Catholic University Launches Sacred Art Master’s – Catholic News Agency
Pope Francis Approves Establishment of Day of Prayer for Abuse Survivors – Carol Glatz


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by Rebecca Frech

of the National Catholic Register

Sola Fide, 500 Years Later – How Wide is the Divide? – Felix Whelan, Catholic Stand
Tom Holland: Why I Was Wrong About Christianity – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TheAmCatholic
Benedict XVI: Last Pope of Old Era or First of the Next? – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
These Converts Met the Church Through EWTN in the Middle East – Catholic News Agency
The Regensburg Address and Western Secular Intolerance – John H. Boyer, Crisis Magazine
Street Pastor or Vigilante? – K.V. Turley, The Dispatch
Glagolitic Mass Celebrated in Zagreb, Croatia – Gregory DiPippo, New Liturgical Movement
Seminarian Who Drowned While Saving Kayaker ‘Lived and Died a Priestly Life’ – Tom Hoopes
Did You Know There Are Proverbs That Didn’t Make It Into The Bible? – Matt Vander Vennet
Catholic Colleges Produce Abundant Vocations – Jim Graves, National Catholic Register
The Immense—and Demanding—Mercy of God – Russell Shaw, The Dispatch


hollywood-sign-turtix-shutterstockChristians in Hollywood: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

by Zoe Romanowsky

of Aleteia

“Married to God”: Cosmo Publishes Huge Story on Consecrated Virgin – ChurchPOP
Puritan Ethan Allen’s Daughter Became a Nun After Apparition of St. Joseph – Stephanie Mann
So The Apostles Faked the Resurrection? Really? – Matthew Archbold, Natl Catholic Register
Keep Your Eyes on Heaven, Not on Sodom and Gomorrah – Joseph Pronechen, N.C. Register
Who May Receive Communion—and Why – Karl Keating, Catholic Answers
Showing Mercy and Charity on Social Media – Kevin Tierney, Catholic Exchange
“The Vessel” Movie Explores Suffering and Belief – Christopher White, Crux
Why “The Great Music” Is as Important as “The Great Books” – Peter Kwasniewski Ph.D.
Catholic Identity College Guide 2016 – The Editors, National Catholic Register
Is God Unfair? 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time – John Bergsma Ph.D., The Sacred Page
Study Finds that Religion Contributes $1.2 Trillion to U.S. Economy – Christopher White, Crux


st-john-the-evangelist-byzantine-illuminated-manuscript-12th-centuryJohn’s First Letter to the Protestants?

by Karlo Broussard

of Catholic Answers

There’s a Good Reason Christians Rarely Take Up Arms in the Middle East – Gerard Russell
Whose Legacy Will Last Longer, Benedict or Francis? – Fr. Raymond de Souza, Cthlc Herald
Quæritur: Parish Prayer Effort to Beg Protection f/ Islamic Terror; Wherein Fr. Z Rants – Fr. Z
Why You Do More Harm Than Good by Telling Others What Their Vocation Is – Alex R. Hey, eP
Fighting Fire with Fire: Christians are Fighting Back, But Is This Good? & Podcast – Ed West
How Far Back Should Coverage Go in Clergy Sex Scandals? 2 Newspapers Differ – Jim Davis
California’s Bishops Officially Neutral on Initiative to Legalize Pot – Valerie Shmalz, Crux
Christians Can’t Back Out of Modern Politics – Jonathan Wright, Catholic Herald
Piety and Politics: The Church’s Social Responsibility – Jordan Ballor, Acton Commentary
Pope’s Anti-Abuse Commission Helps Train New Catholic Bishops – Catholic News Agency
St. Anthony’s Kids Find Social Inclusion & Special-Needs Catholic Ed. in Pittsburgh – P.J. Smith



‘Abortion Is Catholic Social Justice’ Campaign Draws Wide Catholic Rebuke

by Peter Jesserer Smith

of the National Catholic Register

Fr. Z Investigates Canonist Ed Peters on Pope Francis’ “Argentinian Letter” – Fr. Z’s Blog
How to Answer the Charge ‘Catholicism Is Pagan’ – Trent Horn, Catholic Answers
Abp. Lori Slams ‘Reckless’ Comments by U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Chair – Hadro, C.N.A.
Dissent’s Just Fine, but What Tim Kaine Offers Is Hypocrisy – Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Crux
The Sorrowful Mother at the Cross, Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows – Dan Burke, C.S.D.
Even Pope Francis Does Not Know the Proper Interpretation of Amoris Lætitia – J. Mirus Ph.D.
The Problem w/ Moral Blindness: Tim Kaine – Donald DeMarco Ph.D., Truth & Charity Forum
Francis’s Argentine Letter and the Proper Response – Elliot Milco, First Things
Colin Kaepernick’s Conscience, Religious Liberty & NFL’s Double Standard – F. Beckwith Ph.D.
The Technocratic War on Traditional Identities – James Kalb J.D., The Catholic World Report
Journos Cover Kaine’s LGBT Prophecy, But Words of His Bishop? No So Much – Terry Mattingly


classic-education-benedictine-college‘Classic’ Comeback at Benedictine College: New Concentration for Elementary-Education Majors Debuts This Fall

by Anthony Flott

of the National Catholic Register

Catholic School Says It Can’t Meet Demands of Transgendered Student – Catholic News Agency
May I Demur Re: Mirus This Once? – Edward N. Peters J.C.D. J.D., In the Light of the Law
So, What If We Attach a GoPro to the Compostelan Botafumeiro? – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
Catholics for Choice ‘Woefully’ Misrepresent Church Teaching – Catholic News Agency
Quæritur: Pope Francis Said Fr. Hamel Is a Martyr, Is He Now “Blessed Jacque Hamel”? – Fr. Z
Pokémon Go Is the Least of My Parish’s Problems – Gene M. Van Son, Crisis Magazine
Parable of Dishonest Steward: Mass Readings Explained for 25th Sun. Ord. Time – B. Pitre Ph.D.
The Mass: The Perfect Form of Worship – Allison Low, Catholic Stand
Are Religious Freedom Advocates ‘Christian Supremacists’? – Joan Frawley Desmond, NC Reg
Why Do We Call The Church Our Mother? – Laura Hensley, epicPew
Pope Calls French Priest Murdered by I.S.I.S. Loyalists a ‘Martyr’ – Inés San Martín, Crux


catholic-and-democratic-vice-presidential-candidate-tim-kaine-2016The Bishop of Tim Kaine, Francis Di Lorenzo, Corrects Kaine on  Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

from the Catholic News Agency

via the National Catholic Register

A Bizarre Papal Move: An Addition to the Teaching on the Eucharist? – Robert Royal Ph.D., TCT
The Fake Catholic College Girl Who Duped Twitter – Mary Rezac, Catholic News Agency
On the Buenos Aires Directive: Pope Francis Letter on Amoria Lætitia – E.N. Peters J.C.D. J.D.
The Life Of Every Catholic Blogger, Like. . . Ever — In GIFs – Brooke Gregory, epicPew
Finding Reasons to Celebrate the Triumph of the Cross – Ramon Antonio A. Aldana, Cth Std
An Open Letter to Tim Kaine – Todd M. Aglialoro, Catholic Answers
Any “Benedict Option” Must Consider Child Protective Services (CPS) – S.M. Krason J.D. Ph.D.
Lawsuit of Fired Catholic School Employee Attacks Religious Freedom – Jamie F. Arthur Ph.D.
Crime, Punishment, and Amoris Lætitia – John F. Crosby Ph.D., First Things
Christians Besieged: We Must Stand With the Suffering – The Editors, Natl Catholic Register
Gender Identity: Threat to Health Care Rights of Conscience – Sister Rn. Mirkes O.S.F. Ph.D.


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by Daniel Esparza

of Aleteia

Not Heretical: Popes’ Approval of Argentine Bishops’ Policy on Invalid Marriages – Mirus Ph.D.
Pamela Anderson: The New Mary Magdalene? – Steve Pokorny, Catholic Lane
Pope Francis Backs Holy Communion for Some Remarried Divorcees – Edward Pentin, NC Reg
Would the Young Joseph Ratzinger – or I – have had the Same Reaction if. . . – Fr. Z’s Blog
New Catholic University Aims to Renew Culture of Beauty – Gregory DiPippo, New Lit Mov
Powerful Young Adult Novel Presents a Harrowing Tale of Modern-Day Slavery – Fiorella Nash
Is Premarital Abstinence Making a Comeback? – Marcia Segelstein, National Catholic Register
Devout Catholic™ Kaine Breaks w/ Church on Same-Sex ‘Marriage’, w/ Media Blessing – J. Davis
Russell Shaw: Critiquing Blind Spots of Assimilationists in the Church in America – J. Desmond
Sitting Out This Election? – Strahlen Smith, Catholic Stand
Boko Haram Violence becomes Regional African Nightmare – Bronwen Dachs, C.N.S. via Crux


fake-jesus-wife-scrolls“Jesus’ Wife” Claim Exposed as a Whopping Fraud

by Glenn Stanton

of the National Catholic Register

Did Pope Francis Really Write That Letter? Updated – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
The Pope and the Vatican Mocked at the Venice Film Festival – Cristina Siccardi, Rorate Cæli
How Pope Francis’ ‘New Joy’ Surprised Benedict XVI – Catholic News Agency
Catholic V.P. Candidate Claims Church Will Eventually Approve Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ – C. Olson
Is Dialogue with Islam Possible? On B16’s Address at Univ. of Regensburg – Fr. Jos. Fessio S.J.
A Religion of Peace: They Must Define It – H.L. Duncan, Catholic Stand
U.S. Bishops to Govt: End Legal Battle with Little Sisters of the Poor – Matt Hadro, C.N.A.
Catholic School Grad Shines in Swim for Gold at Paralympics – Paul McMullen, Crux
‘For God & Profit’ Review: Christianity Is Pro-Profit & Pro-Property – Kyle Hanby, PowerBlog
Embracing Every Season – Lianna Mueller, Ignitum Today
The Next U.S. President Must Aid Persecuted Christians – Knights’ Head – Matt Hadro, C.N.A.


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