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


Do Catholics Worship Icons? – Reginaldus, The New Theological Movement

Secularist Hypocrites Against Reason and Free Speech – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Much Ado About Marriage – Thomas Peters, American Papist

Political, Not Partisan–The Church In The Public Square – Fr. R. J. Araujo SJ, Mirror of Justice

Was the Reformation Necessary? – R.R. Reno, First Thoughts

Church and Condoms, The “No” of the Diehards – Sandro Magister, Chiesa

An Advent Faith that Cooperates with Grace – Dc. M. Bickerstaff, The Integrated Cthlc Life

Perfect Example of the Mainstream Media Lying About the Church – Carl Olson, Insight Scoop

Principles of Powerful Prophecy, Meditation on Today’s Gospel – Msgr. Charles Pope, AoW

Bishops Seek to ‘Revitalize’ Lent as Season of Penitence – Anna Arco, Catholic Herald

$30 Million In Abuse Case – Rocco Palmo, Whispers in the Loggia

Church and “Political” Activity – Rick Garnett, Mirror of Justice


The Truth Behind Popular Piety – Jeffrey Tucker, The Chant Café

Symposium: “Light of the World” & The Pope – Prominent Catholics Opine on Patheos

The Specter of Broken Fatherhood – Joseph Susanka, InsideCatholic

The Doctor of the Church Who was Reluctant to be a Bishop – Catholic Herald

A “Catholic” College Girl’s Lament – Emmy Cecilia, Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer

Bridging the Catholic Faith Gap – Susan Klemond, National Catholic Register

Return of the Chaplains Debate – TMatt, Get Religion

Four Martyrs… 30 Years On – Rocco Palmo, Whispers in the Loggia

Jeremy Waldron on the Image of God and Human Rights – Rob Vischer, Mirror of Justice

Newly Defined Rights Proliferate Without Any Philosophic Grounding – R.J. Snell, Pblc Dscrs

Senate’s Sham Hearings on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ – John R. Guardiano, American Spectator


St. Francis Xavier and the Necessity of Baptism for Salvation – Reginaldus, Nw Thlgcl Mvmnt

TAC Statement on Progress of Anglican Ordinariate – Edward Pentin, National Cthlc Register

The Ordinariate Will Not Undermine Ecumenical Relations – Catholic Herald

Politicians, Old Buildings, and Whores – Austin Ruse, The Catholic Thing

Richard Dawkins Attacks Scottish Church Over Firing of Anti-Catholic – Catholic Herald

Turkey’s Beleaguered Christians – Diyarbakir and Mardin, The Economist

Don’t Ask & Don’t Tell Politically Inconvenient Questions – John R. Guardiano, Am Spectator

Wikileaks: Scathing U.S. View of French Unrest & Muslim Integration – Tom Heneghan, Rtrs

“Social Justice” and New Politics – George Neumayr, Catholic World Report

President Obama’s Speechwriter Makes Anti-Catholic Joke – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

“No Believing Humans Were Interviewed in Production of Humanist Ad” – Msgr. Pope, AoW


Cardinal: Pakistan’s President ‘Wants to Abolish Blasphemy Law’ – Cindy Wooden, Cth Hrld

The Rhythm Debate: Rather Serious Back Then – Jeffrey Tucker, The Chant Café

Pope Benedict on Mystical Experiences – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register

Scholars Turn Their Minds to Marriage – Margaret Somerville, MercatorNet

Art and Human Flourishing – R.R. Reno, On The Square

If Qatar Can Host World Cup, Why Not Vatican in 2026? – Ash Marshall, Bleacher Report

Saved By Christ Not By Rules – Mark P. Shea, Catholic Exchange

Just the Facts, Ma’am – Stephen J. Heaney, Public Discourse

Green Economics or Environ-mysticism – Art Carden, Christian Science Monitor

Where’s the Human in Humanism? Ads Violated Own Standards – Msgr. Charles Pope, AoW

Because I Was Blind, And Could Not See – Frank Weathers, Why I Am Catholic

Happy Belated 126th Winston Churchill – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic


Charity By The Sword – James Kerian, On The Square

The Pope Believes That Dialogue With Islam is Crucial – Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald

Misrepresenting Benedict’s Bravery – Matthew Hanley, The Catholic Thing

Extraordinary Form to Create Unity in Multicultural Parish – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Orthodox Won’t Recommunicate Tolstoy – Amie Ferris-Rotman and Yana Soboleva, Reuters

On Over Population and Materialism – Mark P. Shea, Catholic and Enjoying It!

The Ugliness of 70s Style Feminism – Hunter Baker, American Spectator

The War Over Christmas is in Full Swing – Tim Drake, National Catholic Register

A Time To Gloat – John Zmirak, InsideCatholic

The Five Best Christmas Gifts for Catholic Musicians – Jeffrey Tucker, The Chant Café

Philly Restores “Christmas” to Sign After Christians Protest – Warner & Lucey, Phila Inquirer

More Money, Less Problems – Black Adder, The American Catholic

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