The Pope’s Guide to Tweeting – Tom Hoopes, Catholic Vote

Historic Polish Bill to Ban All Abortion Clears First Vote – Kathleen Gilbert, Catholic Lane

. . .Tancred: Youth Favor Banning Abortion. . .

On the Call to Martyrdom & Accepting the Increasing Cost of the Faith – Msgr. Ch. Pope

Pope Confers First ‘Ratzinger Prize’ Awards – EWTN News/CNA

. . .Dr. Rb. Moynihan: Rays of Light. . .

The Papal Oath of a Greek Pope Saint – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

N.C.Reporter Has Yet to Apologize to Bishop Finn – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

N.Y. Clerk Refuses to Sign Gay Marriage Docs – Matthew Archbold, Creative Mnrty Rprt

Waiting on the New Evangelization – Russell Shaw, Crisis Magazine

Pakistan Abolishes Cabinet Office for Religious Minorities –

Anti-Catholicism Exposed: Three Types of Hate – Brent Stubbs, Almost Not Catholic

Saint Oliver Plunkett & the “Popish Plot” – Stephanie A. Mann, Supremacy and Survival

Karol Wojtyla & the Secrets of Vatican Finances – Giacomo Galeazzi, La Stampa

Moscow Patriarchate: Appeal to the West, to Protect Persecuted Christians – Tancred


Why Jesus Had to Know All Things, From His Fullness We Have All Received – Regi.

. . .Carl Olson: “the veneration of our Lord’s Heart”. . .

1 July: Saint Aaron, the Brother of Moses – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

The Black SheepDog Defines Sheep, Wolves & Sheepdogs For 4th – Vanessa Barnes

150 Years: Quarter-Million Hits In 6 Months, The Vatican’s Media Revolution – R. Palmo

Bishop Walsh Retires; Bishop Vasa Takes Over in Santa Rosa – California Catholic Daily

A Reply to Father William J. O’Malley’s Comments on Canon 915 – Doctor Ed Peters

M. Dowd & Cuomo: Scribe & Patron Saint of ‘Personal Conscience’ – Joan F. Desmond

The Etymology of Kumbaya – Michael Gilleland, Laudator Temporis Acti

The Atomic Bomb, the Rosary, and Fatima – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Six Years on the Throne of Peter, An Interpretation – Sandro Magister, Chiesa

Mormons at Your Door: Evangelizing the Missionaries – Joe Heschmeyer, Shameless Ppry

Giant Statue of Jesus Christ unveiled in Peru – Robin Yapp, The Telegraph

On the Day the Pope Was Born, She Entered the Convent – New Catholic, Rorate Cæli

New York State “Gay Marriage” Fallout

On Ignoring the Canary in the Mine, Why The End of Marriage Matters – Msgr. Ch. Pope

Oakland Bishop: N. Y. Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Undermines Common Good – Kevin J. Jones

A New Movement for Marriage – Matthew Schmitz, First Things/On the Square

An Appeal to Generation Y – Alan Sears, MercatorNet

Eliminating Marriage – Michael Denton

Bishops Need To Get Serious – Pat Archbold, National Catholic Register

“Gay Marriage”: New York’s Latest Love Canal – Robert Struble Jr., Catholic Lane

How Long Before Pres. Obama Officially Endorses “Gay Marriage”? – Carl Olson, I. I. S.

Catholics Will Uphold the Family Even if Government Does Not – Lisa Graas

“Gay-Marriage” Foes Target New York Senators Who Flipped – Associated Press


Christians Are Staying in the Holy Land – David Kerr, EWTN News

A Dangerous Freedom – Rodney Howsare, First Things/On the Square

Gender Matters – Barbara Curtis, Arlington Catholic Herald

. . .gender confusion in boys: how to help. . .

Interview with the New Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal Scola – Gerard O’Connell, La Stampa

Human Sexuality & The Catholic Church: The Conjugal Act as a Personal Act – D. P. Asci

Obama’s Obsession with Sexual Orientation – Austin Ruse, The Catholic Thing

. . .CNA: U.S. state department vs. Catholic countries. . .

Mormons at Your Door: What to Expect – Joe Heschmeyer, Shameless Popery

Possible Eucharistic Miracle at Saint Augustine’s in Saint Paul, Minnesota – Tancred

What the Pope Fears – Doctor Robert Moynihan, Catholic Lane

Defense of Marriage in Minnesota – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

God is Not a Subject for Scientific Testing, Pope Reminds Theologians – Catholic Culture

The Religious Atheist – Zac Alstin, MercatorNet

The Make-Believe World of Social Construction – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum


The Pope’s Tweet: The Medium Is the Message – Tom Hoopes, Crisis Magazine

Catholic Community ‘Likes’ – David Kerr, EWTN News/CNA

Bp. Rene Gracida (Fr. Corapi) Has Strong Words for His Fellow Bishops – Dallas Catholics

Father Stefano Gobbi Has Passed Away – Patrick Archbold, Creative Minority Report

Modesty, Responsibility, and Common Sense – Simcha Fisher, National Catholic Register

Cardinal Schönborn Failed to Act, Sexual Abuse Victim Claims – Austrian Independent

Church of Milan Helped Me Grow in Life, Faith (Card. Scola) – Andrea Tornielli, La Stampa

Will Someone Please Remind Me Again Why I Find Militant Secularism. . . – Carl Olson

Zimbabwe’s “Surprising” AIDS Success – Matthew Hanley, The Catholic Thing

Marriage Preparation 2.0 – Susan Klemond, The Daily Register

Fiat Voluntas Tua Sicut In Caelo Et In Terra, Secunda Pars – Jake Tawney

Jesus Is Everywhere For Believers, Even On A Pole – Vanessa Barnes

Pro-Aborts Unsuccessful in Effort to Censor Oakland Pro-Life Billboards – Cal Cthlc Daily

. . .EWTN News:  Pro-Lifers’ Mission: Appeal to Hearts. . .

Gov. Cuomo, Maureen Dowd, and “Gay Marriage” –


Other Possible Tweets by Papa Bene – Jeff Miller, The Curt Jester

A Pope, a Tweet, a New World – Brad Birzer, Catholic Vote

The Difficult Dialogue Between Catholics & Anglicans – Alessandro Speciale, La Stampa

. . .Tancred: Anglican Bishop leads his flock into the Sinai. . .

U.S.: Agenda Behind Botched Pledge Still a Mystery – Marybeth Hicks, Catholic Lane

Questions Boston Archd. Won’t Answer on Gay Ministry at Saint Cecilia’s – Joe Sacerdo

Anniversary Gifts For Wymynpreests – LarryD, Acts of the Apostasy

San Diego Parish Incident of Funeral for Homosexual was a “Set-Up” – Cal Catholic Daily

Bishop Trautman Might Be Most Known for Forbidding Honors to Pro-Aborts – C. N. S.

Schism in New Jersey – Father John Zuhlsdorf, What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Afghanistan: Four Muslim Militants Behead a Christian Convert – Catholic Online

. . .La Stampa: alarm bells ring in Middle East for fate of Christians. . .

Hilarious Church Bulletin Bloopers – Matthew Archbold, National Catholic Register

Yes, You Really Do Hate God – Patrick Archbold, Creative Minority Report

The End of the Republic – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

Gov. Cuomo, Maureen Dowd, and “Gay Marriage” –

Gov. Cuomo, Maureen Dowd, & “Gay Marriage”

UPDATE I: New York State “Gay Marriage” Fallout –

Surrendering Marriage – John Zmirak, Crisis Magazine

So-Called Same Sex “Marriages”: Some Light Falls On The Boston Globe – Mundabor’s Blog

A Note on Governor Cuomo’s Devotion to Saint Thomas More – Doctor Ed Peters

. . .Fr. Zuhlsdorf comments here. . .

Dowd, Cuomo, & the Public Death of Catholic Conscience – Thomas Peters, CV/AmP

Cuomo’s No Thomas More; Dowd’s Still Dowd – Elizabeth Scalia, Patheos/The Anchoress

. . .Mark Shea comments here. . .

. . .Lisa Graas comments here. . .

Why Catholics Have The Fight to Protect Marriage Backwards – Thomas Peters, CV/AmP

Two Reasons Same-Sex Marriage Is Gaining Ground – Marcel LeJeune, Aggie Catholics

. . .Mark Shea comments here. . .

One Demur to Robert George’s Excellent Interview on Marriage – Doctor Ed Peters

“Homosexual Marriage”: We Are Winning, Not Losing – Mundabor’s Blog

The Pride of Archbishop Molloy High School – Mark Stricherz, The Catholic Thing

Dissent into Hell – Father John Zuhlsdorf, What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Sex and the Empire State – Doctor Robert P. George


Word Youth Day Madrid Has Record Number of Registrants – Tim Drake, NCRegister

Is Benedict Pointing Toward His Chosen Successor? – Phil Lawler,

Miracles in Soho – George Weigel, Crisis Magazine

French Woman Sues Opus Dei, Claims Brainwashing – Agence France-Presse

“Gendercide”: 160 Million Baby Girls Killed for Being Girls – Joe Heschmeyer, Shmlss Ppry

What’s In a Name? – JoAnna, Catholic Phoenix

A Scholar & Pastor, An Interview with Cardinal Angelo Scola – Gerard O’Connell, La Stampa

Today the Popes gives the Pallium, So What is the Pallium? – Taylor Marshall, Cntrbry Tls

ICEL’s Executive Director: New Missal Translation ‘Long Overdue’ – Charlotte Hays, T. D. R.

The Primacy of Peter, Established by Christ & Confirmed by the Holy Spirit – Reginaldus

. . .Carl Olson: The Solemnity marks Benedict’s 60th anniversary as a Priest. . .

. . .LarryD: Saint Peter Always Was Slightly Nuttier. . .

Making the Most of the Redemptive Value of Suffering & Joy – Russell Shaw, Our Sndy Vstr

In Cleveland: Church 1, Satan 0 – Lisa Graas

Report: Katherine Jefferts Schori Knew Ex-Monk was a Pedophile – David Virtue, V. O.


From iPad, Pope Tweets Launch of Vatican News Website – Edward Pentin, NCRegister

WYD Countdown: 48 Days to Go – David Kerr, CNA/EWTN News

Scripture on Divine Judgment – Speaking of Scripture

A Falsely Accused Priest Looks at Father Corapi – Scott P. Richert,

Poland: Historic Vote on Bill Banning All Abortions – Patrick B. Craine, LifeSiteNews

New Vatican Website!, My Thoughts – Brandon Vogt, The Thin Veil

. . .Mundabor comments here. . .

The “Tablet”, Altar “Girls” And Women’s Oppression – Mundabor’s Blog

Questions Over Canon 915 Are Not Going Away – Doctor Ed Peters, In the Light of the Law

. . .Fr. Zuhlsdorf comments on Dr. Peter’s post here. . .

A Biography of the New Archbishop of Milan – La Stampa/Vatican Insider

. . .Edward Pentin: Cardinal Scola appointed Archbishop of Milan. . .

Why Does God Call David a Man After His Own Heart? – Joe Heschmeyer, Shameless Popery

What is Inevitable in the Fight Over Marriage? – Catholic Vote

Genetic Testing & Abortion in Catholic Hospitals – Dr. Stacy Trasancos, Accptng Abndnc

Bishop Trautman is Now 75 Years Old – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Is This the Most Ridiculous, Arrogant Huff-and-Puff Post Piece Ever Penned? – Carl Olson


Fast Girls – Simcha Fisher, National Catholic Register

Loving Priests: Father John Corapi – Ches, The Sensible Bond

Where’s the Church on N.Y. “Gay Marriage”?; It’s Going to Get Worse – Dallas Catholics

. . .Robert Royal: Autumn in New York. . .

. . .Fr. Zuhlsdorf: redefinition of marriage. . .

Homosexuals & “The Boston Globe” are Shocked & Angry That. . . – Carl Olson, I. I. S.

. . .Dave Pierre: Boston Globe flips out on Catholic Church. . .

California Parish Denies Funeral Mass to Open Homosexual – Thomas Peters, CV/AmP

The Green Pope’s Dilemma – Doctor Jeff Mirus, Depth Analysis

And Many Who Are Last, Shall be First! Pondering the Great Reversal – Msgr. Charles Pope

Saint Irenaeus, Defender of the Four-Fold Gospel & Apostolic Diversity – Eric Sammons

Newman’s Road to Rome, Part One – Pat McNamara, Patheos/In Ages Past

Spanish Civil War: Oratorian Martyr – John Whitehead, Once I Was A Clever Boy

Mormon Convert: Thomas Smith – Why I’m Catholic

Sex Change Surgery for 1-5 Year Old Girls – Matthew Archbold, Creative Minority Report

Canadian Bishops on Same-Sex Attraction – Father Tim Finigan, T. H. O. C.


Archbishop Nichols (Westminster) on the Priest’s Role at Mass – Father John Zuhlsdorf

Father Corapi; A Newness Emerges From One Closed Door – Vanessa Barnes

Science & Theology: Partners in Truth – Stanley D. Williams Ph.D., Catholic Lane

Transgendered Kindergartens, What Could Go Wrong – Pat. Archbold, Crtv Min. Rep.

. . .Mundabor: feminism & human experiments in Sweden. . .

Vatican News Portal Will Launch With ‘Click’ From Pope – Lorna Cruz/Marta Jimenez, CNA

Patriarch Of Lisbon Tired And Emotional, Or Openly Heretical – Mundabor’s Blog

A Remnant of a Catholic Spain – Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus, The Eponymous Flower

. . .more remnants of Catholic Spain here. . .

New Translation: The Preparation of the Gifts – Jake Tawney, Roma locuta est

How Can I Know The Will of God in My Life? – Fr. John Bartunek, Cthlc Spiritual Direction

The Dutch in the History of Biblical Scholarship – John Bergsma, The Sacred Page

Chesterton’s Stars & Stripes – Doctor Paul Kengor, Catholic Exchange

Fatima Conspiracy Theories are Damaging the Church – Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald

How To Invest Like A Catholic – Kevin Schmiesing, Crisis Magazine

Reactions to “Gay Marriage” in New York State

UPDATE II: New York State “Gay Marriage” Fallout –

UPDATE I: Gov. Cuomo, Maureen Dowd, and “Gay Marriage” –

“Gay Marriage”’ Libertarians, and Civil Rights – George Weigel

What Canonical Consequences Might Andrew Cuomo Face Now? – Doctor Ed Peters

. . .Fr. Zuhlsdorf agrees with Dr. Peter’s post. . . (fixed)

The Same-Sex Marriage Bill Catholics & Republicans Passed – Gabriel Torretta, First Things

Open Secret: Gay “Marriage” Means No More Marriage – Tom Hoopes, Catholic Vote

With Governor Cuomo Signing Away Marriage, Will the Bishops Act? – Thomas Peters, CV

Bp. DiMarzio (Brooklyn): Gov. Cuomo, NY legislature, Contrary-to-Nature Unions – Fr. Z

Where Was the Church on Gay Marriage? – Matthew Archbold, Creative Minority Report

The “Landmark Gay Rights Resolution” That Wasn’t – Terrence McKeegan J.D., Cth Lane

What Same-Sex “Marriage” Has Done to Massachusetts – Brian Camenker, Mass Resistance

N.Y., Modernity, & Christian Citizenship – Matthew Anderson, On the Shoulders of Giants

“I’ve Been Down a Little Recently”: In N.Y. the Aftermath – Rocco Palmo, Whispers

Bishops Refocus Defense of Marriage – Christine M. Williams, The Daily Register

Reflections on the Setback in New York – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

Bp. Vasa: Gay ‘Marriage’ Supporters Misunderstand Sex, Human Nature – K. Gilbert, LSN

Eclipse of Reason on Display at Huffington Post? – Lisa Graas

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