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Those Who Think It Necessary to Support Pope Francis by Rewriting Recent Church History Need to Stop It

by George Weigel,

via The Dispatch of The Catholic World Report

How the ‘Dubia’ Drama Will End – Fr. Mark Drew, Catholic Herald
The Impoverished Faith of the San Diego Diocese Led by Bishop Robert W. McElroy – Phil Lawler
“Silence” = the Antithesis of “A Man for All Seasons” – Kenneth J. Wolfe, Rorate Cæli
What About Forgiving Same-Sex Adulterers and “Transgendered Persons”? – Mark Brumley
Arian Crisis & Amoris Lætitia Controversy have a “Key Common Characteristic” – S. Magister
Canonical Thoughts on Four Cardinals Being Called “Heretical” & “Schismatic” – Carl E. Olson
5 Catholic Books For You And Your Teen – Anabelle Hazard, Catholic Stand
Large Newman Centers Successfully Serve Secular Colleges – Jim Graves, N.C. Register
Catholic Vows to Defend ‘Family Values’ if Elected French President – Associated Prss via Crx
AdventCazt 04: Suffering and Second Chances – Fr. Z’s Blog
U.K. Government Urged to Protect Religious Freedom in New Bill of Rights – Dan Hitchens, CH


pope-francis-looking-with-a-gape-mouthThe “Concern” about Pope Francis

by Father James V. Schall, S.J.,

of Crisis Magazine

Some Catholics are ‘Unnerved’ by Current Events in the Church, says Card. Pell – Dan Hitchens
An Aborted Baby on the Altar: The Fr. Pavone Controversy – Erika Vandiver, Catholic Stand
Dutch Doctor Performs Euthanasia on Struggling Alcoholic – Simon Caldwell, Catholic Herald
Providence College and Dr. Anthony Esolen: An Alumnus Speaks Out – Michael J. Rubin Ph.D.
Strong Catholic Men Make Strong Catholic Parishes – Joseph Pronechen, N.C. Register
Did Jesus Believe in Purgatory? – Karlo Broussard, Catholic Answers
Churches should Embrace Poverty Instead of State Handouts – Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith, CH
Trying to Find Confession Times? There’s an App for That – Catholic News Agency via Crux
Lithuanian Archbishop says Citizens Anxious about Russian Military Threat – CNS via Cth Hrd
You May Dislike Him, but Trump is the best Pro-Life Chance We’ve Got – Brendan O’Morchoe
Biblical Roots of the Domestic Church: Old Testament – Veronica Antz, Truth & Chrty Forum


pope-john-xxii-engravingOnce Upon a Time, There was This Pope Who was “Corrected”. . . .

by Father John Zuhlsdorf,

via Fr. Z’s Blog

Dean of Rota: Pope Could Strip Four Cardinals of Cardinalate because of Five Dubia – Fr. Z
What is the Unforgivable Sin That Our Lord Warned Us About? – Angelo Stagnaro, N.C. Rgstr
Belgium Bishop Co-Authors Book in Support of Pre-Marital Sex, Same-Sex Relations – Echeverria
Spirit of Vatican II Catholics and Patheos Out to Destroy the Pro-Life Movement – Austin Ruse
Tension at Univ. of St. Thomas as It Prepares for a Leadership Change – Lindsay Ellis, H. Chron
Final Clarification of Amoris Lætitia Has to be Reconciled w/ Veritatis Splendor –  Peters J.C.D.
Why a Sinful Pope Can Be Infallible – Jimmy Akin, Catholic Answers
A List of 244 Priest-Scientists (From Acosta to Zupi) – Angelo Stagnaro, N.C. Register
Canonical Look at Holy See-China about Episcopal Appointments – Edw. N. Peters J.C.D. J.D.
Vatican Ostpolitik and the Death of Fidel Castro – Filip Mazurczak, Crisis Magazine
Advent: A Season of Waiting – Nada Mazzei, Catholic Stand


head-in-the-sandIn Denial about Islam

by William Kilpatrick, Ph.D.,

of Crisis Magazine

The Best Movies To Watch If You’re Down On Faith – Amy Reinhardt, epicPew
50 Reasons Why Martin Luther Was Excommunicated – Dave Armstrong, N.C. Register
Did Jesus Claim to be God? – Gary Michuta, Catholic Answers
Trump’s School Choice Plan Could Impact Catholic Schools – Denise Donohue, Catholic Lane
When the Perfect Becomes the Enemy of the Good – Jonathan B. Cole, Crisis Magazine
Find Out how “Amazing” You are by Naming These Stories the Bible – Laura Hensley, epicPew
Cigarettes and Fetuses, The Evolving Eden – Gabriel Garnica, Catholic Stand
Personalities in the Trinity – Howard Kainz, The Catholic Thing
Acceptance – Jean Elizabeth Seah, Ignitum Today
Why I’m Catholic: Sola Scriptura Isn’t Historical, Part II – Kenneth Hensley, Catholic Answers
Sent Out to Embrace the Awkward Journey – Paul Oakes, Catholic Stand


road-to-emmaus-1860Why We Should Address Jesus as Thou

by Bishop Robert Barron, S.T.D.,

of the National Catholic Register

Bishop Barron: Catholics are Dropping the Ball on Apologetics – Scott M. Sullivan Ph.D., CE
You Won’t Believe What Catholic Social Teaching Really Says – Jason Scott Jones, The Stream
The Contraception Crisis that Isn’t – Rebecca Oas Ph.D., Catholic Lane
The Crusades and the Political Misuse of History – Brendan J. McGuire Ph.D., Principles
Mercy is Not License – Shane Schaetzel, Fully Christian
A Moral Case for Abortion? – Fiorella Nash, The Catholic World Report
Cardinal Sarah’s Pastoral Call to “Turn to the Lord” – Jeanette Flood, The Cthlc World Report
Universities and the Dangers of Docility – R.J. Snell Ph.D., Public Discourse
Firefighter Chaplain Responds to Tragedy at Peruvian Mall – Diego López Marina, C.N.A.
Strong Catholic Institutions: Offering Hope To A Fallen World – Todd Nolan, Catholic Stand
Beauty in Entertainment and God – Cecily Lowe, Catholic Stand


(Photo Credit: CNS/Paul Haring)

(Photo Credit: CNS/Paul Haring)

Submitting Dubia is a Standard Part of Church Life, It’s Not Unreasonable to Expect a Clear Answer

by Stephen Bullivant,

of Catholic Herald

Are Some Bishops in the Amoris Lætitita Debate Still Fighting the Last War? – John L. Allen Jr.
Catholics Everywhere Should be Grateful for the Four Cardinals’ Appeal – Fr. Ale. Lucie-Smith
Are You More Western Catholic Or Eastern Catholic? Take This Quiz & Find Out! – B. Gregory
Unity w/ Anglicans would Take Miracle of Epic Proportions: Stephen Walford Interview – CH
Attacks on Four Cardinals Aim to Silence the Truth, says Bishop Schneider – Madeleine Teahan
Good Reads on How to Benefit From Suffering – Patti Maguire Armstrong, N.C. Register
Am I Living Like I’m in Times Square? – Anne Marie Miller, Ignitum Today
A New Prior for the Monks of Norcia – Gregory DiPippo, New Liturgical Movement
What Does Washington have To Do with Rome? – Edmund J. Mazza Ph.D., The Dispatch
What We in the Roman Rite Should Take From the Iconographic Tradition – David Clayton

Republicans, Do Not Take My Vote for Granted! – Denise J. Hunnell M.D., Catholic Stand


bishop-athanasius-schneiderBishop Athanasius Schneider’s Open Letter on “Prophetic Voice of Four Cardinals”

by the CWR Staff

The Dispatch via The Catholic World Report

Bishop says Four Cardinals’ Letter Could Provoke Schism – Madeleine Teahan, Catholic Herald
Silence: Japanese Catholic Martyrs Film by Scorsese – Taylor Marshall Ph.D.
Bp. Barron’s ‘Catholicism: The Pivotal Players’ is Stunning & You have to Watch It – McAfee O.P.
Catholic Ties to the American Public Order Continue to Unravel – Kenneth L. Grasso, Crisis
Beyond Me, My Selfie, and I: A Review of Teresa Tomeo’s Latest Book – Bethanie Ryan, Ig Td
Christus Vincit! Christus Regnat! Christus Imperat! – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
We Know Your Favorite Saint Based on Your Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions – Chl. Mooradian
America’s First Thanksgiving Was in Florida — Seriously, It Was! –  Thomas J. Craughwell
Should We Turn to the Government or the Church for Assistance? – Strahlen Smith, Cth Stnd
Advent Appeal Guide – Brice Sokolowski,
Uncertainty, Cautious Hope for the Supreme Court – Russell Shaw, The Dispatch


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