VVEDNESDAY EASTERN ORTHODOX EDITION

Russian Babushka (Photo Credit: Get Religion)

Hey New York Times: Why Visit the ‘Old Believers’ in Alaska and Then Ignore what They Believe?

by Terry Mattingly

of Get Religion

Why Russian Orthodox Anxiety Is Rising in Russia – Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News
Why are Evangelicals Helping Destroy the Syrian Orthodox Church – Sml. Smith, Chrstn Pst
‘Old Believers’: A World Out Of Time (Documentary) – Rod Dreher, Russian Orthodox Scribe
Football Among the Old Believers, in Alaska – Jeré Longman & Mt. Kruchak, NY Times
Priest-Investor Explains How Parable of the Talents Holds Key to Wealth – J. Burger, Aleteia
Living Like a Hermit on Top of a 130-foot-Tall Monolith – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
2 New Mosaics for St. George’s Orthodox Church in Texas – Aidan Hart, Orthodox Arts Jrnl
Vice Pres. Mike Pence Met Privately With Metropolitan Hilarion Afeyev – Elizabeth Dias, Time
Priest Sprays Holy Water on Computers to Fend Off Ransomware Virus – I.M. Cheong, Htstrt
Recalling the Prophetic Embrace of Athenagoras I & Paul VI – Ines Angeli Murzaku, The CWR
Vatican Building Diplomatic Bridges With Russia – Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register
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VVEDNESDAY SÆCVLARIA EDITION

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Trump & A Third Party

by Rod Dreher

Planned Parenthood Leader Admits Abortion Biz Targets Blacks & Hispanics – Jay Hobbs, LN
Canada: If Doctor Thinks Your Death “Foreseeable” You’re Euthanized – A. Schadenberg, LN
A Digital Reconstruction of the 2,000-year-old Menorah Panel – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
Illinois & Hawaii Force Pregnancy Ctrs & Pro-Life Doctors to Promote Abortions – Life News
Get a First Look Inside a Newly Opened Egyptian Tomb – Christina Nunez, Natl Geographic
Is China Leaping Past America? – Daniel Kliman & Harry Krejsa, Politico
NYT Wakes Up to Racism Against Africans in Libya – Matthew Taylor King, The Amrcn Intrst
The Rise of China Through the Eyes of China – Nicholas Thomas, East Asia Forum
South Korea Plans ‘Decapitation Unit’ to Try to Scare North’s Leaders – Choe Sang-Hun, NYT
A Strategy for Dealing with North Korea – Ashish Kumar Sen, Atlantic Council
Russia’s Hand Visible Everywhere in Middle East – Nikolas K. Gvosdev, The National Intrst
Forget the Latest UN Sanctions: It’s Time to Squeeze North Korea – Gordon G. Chang, TNI
Zapad 2017: The Prickly Russia-Belarus Relationship – Bruce McClintock & Bilyana Lilly, TNI
Damaged TX Churches Sue FEMA for Denying Hurricane Harvey Aid – Rachel Alexander, Strm
Tensions Mount in Kenya as Do-Over Election Looms – Matthew Taylor King, The Am Intrst
Balking at Talks Not an Option w/ a Nuclear Nor. Korea – Aidan Foster-Carter, E. Asia Forum
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TVESDAY CATHOLICA EXTRA

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Theologian: Tampering With Humanae Vitae Could Cause Untold Damage

by Edward Pentin

of the National CatholicRegister

Catholic Priest Released After 18 Months’ Captivity – Elise Harris, CNA via NC Register
What No One’s Noticed about the New Liturgy Rules – Ed Condon, Catholic Herald
The Spiritual Meaning of the Virgin Mary’s Name – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
Abp. Wm. Lori Condemns Deeply Disappointing Questioning of Catholic Judicial Nominee – CH
Is Pope Francis Selling the Family Silver? – Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Standing on my Head
Belgian Brothers of Charity Defy Vatican Over Euthanasia – Catholic Herald
Petulant Children Seeking Patience – Birgit Jones, Catholic Stand
Knights of Columbus Raise $1.3 million for Storm Victims – Catholic News Agency
Natural Disasters and the Character of God – Regis Nicoll, Crisis Magazine
The Truth About Biblical Authority – Tim Stapels, Catholic Answers Magazine
St. Dominic’s Favorite Book – Brother Ignatius Weiss O.P., Dominicana
Our Lady of Fatima, Queen of Muslims? – Scott Smith, All Roads Lead to Rome
Biblical Evidence for Sacramentalism – Dave Armstrong, National Catholic Register
The Veneration of Angels & Men is Biblical – Dave Armstrong, National Catholic Register
The Coat of Arms for Bishop Zarama of Raleigh – Fr. Guy Selvester, Exarandorum
Witness to Truth at 75 – Robert Royal Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
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TVESDAY SÆCVLARIA EXTRA

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Transactivism Is Hurting Your Children

by Michael Brown, Ph.D.,

of The Stream

A Classical Education isn’t Impossible to Revive in US’s Degenerate Society – J. Herring, Fdrlst
The Backlash Grows Against Senator Feinstein & Her Colleagues – Matthew Bunson, NC Rgstr
Why Illegal Immigrant Advocacy Groups aren’t Really Pro-immigrant – D.C. Voss, The Fdrlst
Mother Dies Who Refused Brain Tumor Treatment to Save Unborn Baby’s Life – M. Bilger, LN
Hello, My Name is Bob, and I’m a Climate Change Denier – Bob Kurland Ph.D., TACatholic
Pope: Ask Scientists Their Uncertainties on Global Warming; Good Idea – Briggs Ph.D., Strm
Pure Schadenfreude: Hillary Clinton – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Monuments to Rb. E. Lee Should Stay; They Mark Our Growth as a Nation – G. Bucher, Fdrlst
Central and Eastern Europe’s Crisis of Convergence – Adriano Bosoni, Forbes
September 12, 1847: Battle of Chapultepec Begins – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
Germany: The Rise of Islam – Giulio Meotti, Gatestone Institute
China & India: The Roots of Hostility – Mohan Malik, The Diplomat
The German Election Is a Christian Civil War – Noah B. Strone, Foreign Policy
What It’s Like to Be Smeared by the Southern Poverty Law Center – Carol M. Swain, The WSJ
What Spain has to Lose from Catalan Independence – Arnau Busquets Guàrdia, Politico
Antifa Have More in Common with Fascists Than They Realize – Mike Flynn, The TOF Spot
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TVESDAY CATHOLICA EDITION

Blessed Pope Paul VI (Photo Credit: UN via CNA)

Humanae Vitae Comes Under Fire

by Edward Pentin

of National Catholic Register

Fight Back Against Anti-Catholics. . . Including Those In the Church – Fr. Z’s Blog
Do We Know the Year of Mary’s Assumption? Here’s the Intriguing Evidence – ChurchPop
Homosexual Activists Bullying – Fr. Z’s Blog
Ireland: Manmade Vocation Wasteland – Fr. Z’s Blog
Actions Speak Way Louder Than Words, Fr. Jenkins! – One Mad Mom
What You Need to Know About the Great Order of Carthusians – ChurchPop
How to Find the Right Words for Your Next Fundraiser – Brice Sokolowski, Cthlc Fundraiser
This Powerful Video Explains What the Church is Really All About – ChurchPop
A Lion In The Ocean – Bart Schuchts, Catholic Stand
The Petty Fight or Cheerful Parry – Jim Dougherty, Catholic Stand
Concerning Abp. Fernández’s Defense of Ch. 8 of Amoris Lætitia – Fr. Twomey S.V.D., CWR
Catholic Children’s Choirs 2017 – Charles Cole, New Liturgical Movement
Avoiding Groupthink – Russell Shaw, OSV Newsweekly
Full Text of Pope Francis’ In-flight Press Conference from Colombia – CNA via The CWR
To the Memory of His Eminence Carlo Cardinal Caffarra – Livio Melina, The CWR
Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, Canon Law Scholar, Dies at Age 81 – Hannah Brockhaus, CNA
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TVESDAY SÆCVLARIA EDITION

(Photo Credit: iStockphoto via The Stream)

Parents Pull Second Child From School After Fight Over Transgender Rights Ensues

by Grace Carr

of The Stream

What a Convert from Islam Discovered about Western Civilisation – Francis Phillips, Cth Hrld
Bannon’s Comments Harsh, But US Bishops bt. a Rock & a Hard Place – J. Zmirak Ph.D., Strm
More Protestant & Evangelical De-Churching Of America – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Hillary Clinton: I Don’t Regret Calling Trump Supporters “Deplorable” – Steven Ertelt, Lif Nws
Pink Dolphins, Yellow-mustached Lizards Discovered Hiding in Rainforest – Caldwell, Aleteia
Catholics Increasingly Victims of “Repressive Turn Among Western Liberals” – S. Ahmari, NYT
Democrats’ Anti-Christian Bigotry at Fever Pitch – Amanda Prestigiacomo, Catholic Vote
Will Chechnya Detonate Russia? – Karina Orlova, The American Interest
Why North Korea Can’t Use Nuclear Weapons to Conquer South Korea – Zachary Keck, TNI
Who were the “Know-nothings”? What was “Know-Nothingism”? – McNamara Ph.D., Aleteia
Who Benefits From China’s Belt and Road in the Arctic? – Marc Lanteigne, The Diplomat
Compassionate Capitalism Made Me a Conservative – Rachel Maclean, CapX
The Ugly History of ‘Scientific’ Racism – Jason Jones & John Zmirak Ph.D., The Stream
N.Y. City Mayor Attacks Private Property, Praises Socialism – Alexandra Desanctis, The Crnr
What Is Nationalism? – Joseph Pearce, The Imaginative. . .
In The Long Run, 9/11 Didn’t Bring Us Any Closer Together – David Harsanyi, The Federalist
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MONDAY CATHOLICA EXTRA

Carlo Cardinal Caffarra (Photo Credit: Andrea Gagliarducci)

Pope Francis: The End of an Era?

by Andrea Gagliarducci

of Monday Vatican

Is it 1960 Again? – Robert Royal Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
A Brilliant Defense of Christendom – John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine
How Many Catholics Actually Share Jacob Rees-Mogg’s Beliefs? – Stephen Bullivant, CH
Council of Bergoglian Cardinals Sec.: Curial Reforms Finished “Within a Few Months” – RCæli
Fr. James Martin and the Nashville Statement – William M. Briggs Ph.D., Statistician to. . .
The Motu Proprio – Where It Will Bite – Fr. Hugh Somerville-Knapman O.S.B., Dominus. . .
A New Liturgy War? Magnum Principium – Joseph Shaw, The Chairman’s Blog
Cardinal Sarah, “Terrorism of Thought,” and the Fight for Faith – Jerry Salyer, The CWR
Jacob Rees-Mogg Kept the Faith & Survived the Ambush – Caroline Farrow, NC Register
On Pushing Back – David Warren, Essays in Idleness
From the Vatican, a Cold Shower On Negotiations With Beijing – Sandro Magister
Have You Ever Lost Faith? – Jeffrey Stevens, Catholic Stand
Pope Gregory The Great on Being a Watchman – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
Senate Democrats Show Intolerance for Catholic Judges – Nicholas Senz, Crisis Magazine
In Defence of Bishops – Fr. Hugh Somerville-Knapman O.S.B., Dominus Mihi Adjutor
From Cold War to Culture War – Peter Wolfgang, Catholic Answers Magazine
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MONDAY SÆCVLARIA EXTRA

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There’s No Such Thing as Islamophobia

by Pascal Bruckner

of City Journal

Nashville & Sodom – Aaron Taylor, First Things
All Secret Weapons U.S. Military Would Use to Crush Russia or China in a War – D. Axe, TNI
The Myth That Climate Change Created Harvey, Irma – Nicolas Loris, The Stream
Time to Prepare for the Worst in North Korea – Jia Quingguo, East Asia Forum
Unforgettable Flight 93 – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
The Agony Of Middle East Christians – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Trump Should Quit the Republican Party – Matthew Walther, The Week
Online Processor Drops Pro-Family Ruth Institute for Promoting ‘Hate’ – Jim Graves, NC Reg
The Overwhelming Majority of Americans believe in God – Shannon Roberts, Mercatornet
Jacob Rees-Mogg Shows Catholic Message Powerful, Distinctive – Fr. Lucie-Smith Ph.D., CH
Southern Poverty Law Ctr Gets Creative to Label ‘Hate Groups’ – M. McArdle, Blmbrg View
Remember – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Never Forget – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
The Contagion of Euthanasia & the Corruption of Compassion – A. Goldberg & Sh. Cowen, PD
Is America’s Future for Race Relations Houston or Charlottesville? – Jeremy Neill, The Fdrlst
Solution to No. Korea Depends on Major Power Coordination – Dingding Chen, The Dplmt
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MONDAY CATHOLICA EDITION

Magnum Principium motu Proprio (Photo Credit: Fr. Z’s Blog)

New Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio Changes Law about Preparation, Approval of Liturgical Translations

by Father John Zuhlsdorf,

of Fr. Z’s Blog

Feinstein & Durbin: The Only Good Catholic is a Bad Catholic? – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture
These Daily Habits Will Make You Happier, Says Catholic Psychiatrist – Jn. F. Desmond, NCRg
James Martin Pleads Victim, but Enables Persecutors of the Faithful – J. Zmirak Ph.D., Strm
Why Non-Catholics Cannot Receive Holy Communion; Re: Jeremy Corbyn – Nick Hallett, CH
“Dialogue”, I Do Not Think It Means What James Martin Thinks it Means – Nate Madden, CV
The Benedict Option Is Not For Me – Edward Monti, Catholic Stand
How to Find the Right Words for Your Next Fundraiser – Brice Sokolowski, Cthlc Fundraiser
Jacob Rees-Mogg Takes Heat for Catholic Beliefs in the UK – Fr. Matthew Pittam, NC Register

Zero News about Catholic Nominee for Fed Court Grilled on Her Faith? – Terry Mattingly, GR
Do Catholics Make Christianity Too Difficult? – Joe Heschmeyer, Shameless Popery
The Forgotten Spiritual Power of Blessed Salt – ChurchPop
Catholics Debate: What Rees-Mogg Got Right & Wrong – Catholic Herald
Help Young Men Thrive in Their Priestly Formation – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Contemporary Tyranny & Catholic Social Doctrine – James Kalb J.D., The Cthlc World Report
An Interview with Brandon Vogt – Justin McClain, Catholic Exchange
Want Peace? Teach Kids How to Dialogue, Abp. Bernadito Auza Says – CNA via The CWR
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MONDAY SÆCVLARIA EDITION

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The Fruits of ‘Same-Sex Marriage’

by Rod Dreher

What Happens Inside Jolly ‘Same-sex Marriage’-friendly Companies? – Michael Cook, Mrctrnt
The Left Hates America – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
The De-Churching of America – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Kentucky’s Pension Troubles Indicate Where Much of the Country is Headed – S. Malanga, CJ
The Greatest Book Never Written – Gleaves Whitney, The Imaginative. . .
Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
The World Digital Library is Now Available – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
No Evidence of M. Bennett’s Claim Police Racist for Roughing Him Up – B. McHenry, Fdrlst
Dads Influence Teen Daughters’ Decisions on Sex – Mercatornet
Cheap Sex & Modern Love – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Moscow Turns 870: How the White-stoned 3rd Rome Changed over Centuries – O. Yegorov, RB
Betsy DeVos Signals Due Process Returning to Campus Sex-assault Tribunals – K. Johnson, CJ
10 Solutions to Intergenerational Poverty – Sean Malone, Foundation for Economic Edctn
Inequality Is a Side Effect of Progress – John Tamny, Foundation for Economic Education
How Property Rights Benefit The Poor – Chuck DeVore, Forbes
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SVNDAY CATHOLICA EDITION

Sunset and the cross of the church at the top of the hill in Chora, Folegandros (Photo Credit: Catholic Exchange)

Ten Practical Steps to a Sanctified Life

by Father Wade L.J. Menezes, C.P.M.,

of Catholic Exchange

In the Wild: Prayer for Vocations in a Parish Bulletin – Fr. Z’s Blog
The Turbulent Times of Cardinal Cormac – Luke Coppen, Catholic Herald
Gothic Boxwood Miniatures, Personal Devotional Holy Images – David Clayton, Claritas
How the Eucharist Teaches Us to Read Scripture – Stephen Beale, Catholic Exchange
Tips for Young People on Discerning the Road Ahead – Elizabeth Pardi, NC Register
Called to Reverence God – Fr. Ed Broom O.M.V., Catholic Exchange
The Traditional Catholic Mass Prayers to Repel Dangerous Storms – ChurchPop
Why We Worship On Sunday – Cynthia Trainque, Catholic Exchange
Just War Theory: Still Relevant? – Howard Kainz Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
Being a Prophet: Learning from Elijah, Father of Carmelites – Fr. N. Blackwell O. Carm., CS
Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, Canon Law Scholar, Dies at Age 81 – CNA via The CWR
The Eucharist, Sacred Pledge of Civilization – Zachary Thomas, New Liturgical Movement
Drawing Inspiration from Illuminated Manuscripts – David Clayton, Claritas
How the Traditional Mass Helps to Foster Marian Spirituality – Brian Williams, Liturgy Guy
Vatican Declares Mother Teresa Co-Patron of Calcutta – Chloe Langr, epicPew
Made for the Happiness Found in the Beatitudes – Constance T. Hull, Catholic Exchange
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