Spirit of Vatican II, A Disaster for Gregorian Chant – Jeffrey Tucker, The Chant Café

Stitching in Limbo – John Zmirak, InsideCatholic

Arch. of DC: “Catholics for Equality”, “Not a Catholic Organization” – Thomas Peters, AmP

Need to Find a Catholic Church on the Go? There’s an App for You – Martin Finucane, BosG

Constitutional Landscape Architecture & Interior Design – Joseph Knippenberg, Frst Thghts

Wikileaks: Saudi King, Religious Police, Islam and Donkeys – Tom Heneghan, Reuters

How the Vatican Preps for Christmas – Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register

Seven Deadly Fallacies in Support of Abortion – Doctor Donald DeMarco, The Intgrtd Cth Lf

Tradition, Trust, and Commitment – Zac Alstin, MercatorNet

Through a Veil Darkly – Mark Shea, Catholic Exchange


Today is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, A Holy Day of Obligation! – Cth Enc.

Ad Diem Illum Laetissimum – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

Immaculate Conception and Eastern Orthodoxy – Mark P. Shea, Catholic and Enjoying It!

Who Crushes Satan’ Head in Genesis 3:15? (Mary or Jesus) – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

On The Fittingness & Faithfulness of the Immaculate Conception – Msgr. Charles Pope, AoW

Enmity with Satan and Full of God’s Life – Eric Sammons, The Divine Life

Pope: Mary’s Life Shows God’s Mercy is More Powerful than Evil – CNA/EWTN News

45 Years Ago Today, Second Vatican Council Closes – National Catholic Register


Because Dracula was Catholic? Oh My! – Frank Weathers, Why I Am Catholic

Euthanasia Makes People Live Longer – Matthew Archbold, Creative Minority Report

Condom Use Is Moral? – Steve Kellmeyer, The Fifth Column

Monks, Unlikely Recording Stars – Jeffrey Tucker, The Chant Café

Blame The Church for Slowing Ted Turner’s Planet-Saving Goals? – Lisa Graas

Wanted: Catholic Exuberance – Father Bevil Bramwell OMI, The Catholic Thing

Class and Marriage: A Reverse – DarwinCatholic, The American Catholic

Religious Liberty Losing Worldwide – Doug Bandow, American Spectator

U.S. War Plans Ignored Religious Minorities – Mindy Belz, World Magazine

Britain Must Follow Russia & Urge Citizens to Have More Babies – Francis Phillips, Cth Hrld

An Archdiocese Spanning the Globe – George Weigel, On The Square

Why Liam Neeson Is No Smarter Than a Bag of Hammers – Mark Shea, Ntnl Cthlc Register


Planned Parenhood: Inside the Belly of the Beast – Paul Zummo, The American Catholic

More on Robert Orsi’s Anti-Catholicism – R.R. Reno, First Thoughts

Supreme Ct. Justice William Brennan & the Creation of a Right to Abortion – G.J. Sullivan, PD

Threads in Liberal Historiography – Marc DeGirolami, Mirror of Justice

Herding Cats on Sola Scriptura – Mark Shea, National Catholic Register

Drudgery or Delight — On the Proper Perception of Prayer – Monsignor Charles Pope, AoW

In Baghdad, an Encore of “Murder in the Cathedral” – Sandro Magister, Chiesa

In Pakistan, Christianity Earns a Death Sentence – Omar Waraich, TIME

Shock, Horror, Rage and Confusion – Michael Coren, MercatorNet

Nuns Favorite Nun Movies – Sister Helena Burns, Hell Burns


Catholic Orthodoxy Marches On Despite Bumps in the Road – Dave Hartline, The Amrcn Cthlc

Public School Teaching: Sacraments is “High Magic” – Steve Kellmeyer, The Fifth Column

“The Prisoner of the Vatican”: Pope Pius IX and the 19th Century – Pat McNamara, Patheos

Is Mary the Spouse of the Holy Spirit? – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

When Marriage Disappears – W. Bradford Wilcox and Elizabeth Marquardt, MercatorNet

De-Christianizing Aslan – Tim Drake, National Catholic Register

Some Old News from America – Hadley Arkes, The Catholic Thing

Ecumenism, San Francisco Holy Redeemer SSA Style – California Catholic Daily

“Licensing Parents” – Rick Garnett, Mirror of Justice

Catholics Weigh in on Teens’ Excessive Use of Facebook, Texting – Marianne Medlin, CNA

Princess Diana Relative Could Become a Saint – BBC News

Sola Scriptura Rubbish as Dead Reckoning – Frank Weather, Why I Am Catholic


Not Your Usual Christmas Gift Recommendations – Deal W. Hudson, InsideCatholic

Dissident Catholic Newspaper Gets New Columnist! – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Kicking Carhart Out of Maryland – Eric Sammons, The Divine Life

Advent Week Two: Preparation – Chris Findley, The Integrated Catholic Life

Liam Neeson Gets Narnia All Wrong – Hal Colebatch, American Spectator

American Missionary Brings Solace to Drug-Torn Mexican Region – Nick Miroff, WaPo

The Present Framework – Brad Miner, The Catholic Thing

After 16 Centuries, Still In Good Nick – Michael Cook, MercatorNet

Materialism vs. Commercialism – Mark Shea, National Catholic Register

Delivered From All Stain – David Mills, On The Square

How Did Cantankerous & Holy Bishop Become Jolly Ole St. Nick? – Msgr. Charles Pope, AoW

Saint Nicholas Punches Heretics in the Face! – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales


Does New Life Form Mean God Is Dead? No – Mark P. Shea, Catholic and Enjoying It!

The GOP Have Become America’s Pro-Life Political Party – Hadley Arkes, The Cthlc Thing

Repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Will Lessen U.S. Combat Effectiveness – Rob. R. Reilly, MN

Kennedys, Cuomos, And Palins – Pat Archbold, National Catholic Register

“I Row, God Steers” – Michael Novak and Elizabeth Shaw, On The Square

Why the Secular Press got the Pope So Wrong On Condoms? – William Oddie, Cthlc Herald

Prop 8: Most Reversed Judge in U.S. Won’t Step Down Despite Conflict – G.J. Clooney, CCD

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s Incoherent Catholicism – Mark Judge, The Daily Caller

The Ever Changing Culture War – Ross Douthat, The New York Times

Multi-Part Music that Reaches to the Heavens – Jeffrey Tucker, The Chant Café

Humility in Economics – Kevin E. Schmiesing, Acton Commentary

The Moral Frontiers of Stem Cell Research – Matthew Hoberg, Public Discourse


Racism Controversy Dampens Holland’s Sinterklaas Tradition – Rebecca Farivar, Dtsch Wll

WaPo Article on Clergy Sexual Abuse Misses the Mark – Monsignor Charles Pope, AoW

Northwestern’s Dissident Catholic Robert Orsi Wrong Again – R.R. Reno, First Things

Sunday Morning: Bishop John Steinbock RIP – Liz Harrison, Fresno ABC30

What is the Marian Antiphon for Advent? – Jeffrey Tucker, The Chant Café

Delaying Marriage & Childrearing Leads to More Stressful Lives – Thaddeus Baklinski, LfStNws

Pakistani Catholic Minister Targeted for Death by Jihadi’s – Marisol, Jihad Watch

U.S. Military Catholic Chaplains: Serious Concerns – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Chesterton’s Journey to Orthodoxy –  Anne Barbeau Gardiner, New Oxford Review

Path to SSA Marriage: When Hetero’s Wanted New Rules of Engagement – C. Wetzstein, WaTi

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