“Light of the World”, A Papal First – Sandro Magister, Chiesa

‘Hate Group’ Designation Angers Pro-Marriage Advocates – Krissah Thompson, WaPo

Can There Be Dialogue With Islam Without Religious Freedom? – Francis Phillips, CH

No More Appeasement of Radical Islam – George Weigel, On The Square

Red China Backs Off From Its Rapprochement With Vatican – Wall Street Journal

Playing At Atheism – Father Robert Barron, The Integrated Catholic Life

Battle Hymn of the Republic as Bible Hymn of the Republic – Msgr. Ch. Pope, AoW

A Meditation on Marriage – Doctor Jeff Mirus,

Chinese Villagers ‘Descended from Roman Soldiers’ – Nick Squires, Daily Telegraph

Disappearing Languages – The Economist

Growing Up Digital, Wired For Distraction – Matt Richtel, The New York Times


George Washington: First Thanksgiving Proclamation – Donald R. McClarey, TAC

On Thanksgiving, Cthlcs Count Blessings & Distribute Them – Benjamin Mann, CNA

Gratitude – Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing

On The Grace of Gratitude, A Thanksgiving Meditation – Msgr. Charles Pope, AoW

Squanto, The Pilgrims, & The Pope – Father Gordon J. MacRae, Catholic Exchange

Be Thankful In All Things – Patti Maguire Armstrong, The Integrated Catholic Life

Would You Like Some Politics With Your Turkey – Donald R. McClarey, The Amrcn Cth


National Catholic Reporter Getting Condom Conundrum Wrong – Fr. Z WDTPRS?

The Continuing Mess at L’Osservatore Romano – Dr. Ed Peters, In the Light of the Law

The Vatican Newspaper Has Betrayed the Pope – Phil Lawler,

Catholics & Journalists Call for Heads to Roll at L’Osservatore Romano – H. White, LSN

In Defense of L’Osservatore Romano – John L. Allen Jr., All Things Catholic

Are You Kidding Me John Allen? – Tito Edwards, The American Catholic

This Pope Plays It Right – Jonah Goldberg, National Review Online

The Catholic Ghetto Is The Future – John Zmirak, InsideCatholic

Real Social Justice – Ryan Messmore, On The Square

Secretive Body Advising the Vatican on Theology – Jimmy Akin

The Martyr Who Gave Up Worldly Fame for the Scaffold – Catholic Herald

Reorienting Sexuality – Melinda Selmys, MercatorNet


Chesterton on Giving Thanks – Mark P. Shea, National Catholic Regsiter

The Catholic Origins of Thanksgiving! – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Perfect Thanksgiving Has Nothing to Do with Turkey – Pat Gohn, Patheos

The First Thanksgiving – Jay Anderson, Pro Eclessia

The Friday After Thanksgiving Day Indult… – Christopher J. Paulitz, RORATE CÆLI

Dispensation for Americans: Eat Meat on Friday After Thanksgiving? – Fr. Z, WDTPRS?

A Tea Party Thanksgiving – Deal W. Hudson, InsideCatholic


New Developments on the Pope & Condoms – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register

Jimmy Akin, Pope Benedict & the Magisterium – Steve Kellmeyer, The Fifth Column

Did the Pope Actually Say We May Use Condoms? No. He Didn’t. – M. Brumley, LOTW

Did the Pope “Justify” Condom Use in Some Circumstances? – Fr. Fessio, Cth Wrld Rep

Pope Benedict Doubles Down on Condoms – Brett Salkeld, Vox Nova

Dominican Nuns Return to Oprah! – The Oprah Winfrey Show

For Christians Advent is Time to Bring Hope to the World – Catholic Herald

Marriage is No Place for Me-too-ism – Tim Cannon, MercatorNet

Dioceses Around the World Joining Pope’s ‘Unprecedented’ Pro-Life Vigil – CNA

Was the Chinese Episcopal Ordination Valid? – Dr. Ed Peters, In the Light of the Law

The Power of Praying the Holy Rosary – Carlos Antonio Palad, RORATE CÆLI

Dolan: I’m Not Archbishop of America – Rocco Palmo, Whispers in the Loggia


Pope Changes Catholic Faith Completely! – Mark P. Shea, InsideCatholic

Is Ed Peters A Shill? – Steve Kellmeyer, The Fifth Column

Fr. Fessio: What Pope Really Said (Useful Analogy Alert) – Father Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Condoms, Catholicism and Casuistry – Ross Douthat, The New York Times

A Good Clarification About the Pope’s Comment on Condoms – Fr. Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

12 Myths Every Catholic Should Be Able to Answer – Staff, InsideCatholic

Pope Confronts the Contradictions of Spain – John L. Allen Jr., NCR Online

The Vocation of the Catholic Blogger, A Manifesto – Boniface, Unam Sanctam Catholicam


Rumors of a Battle Inside the Vatican – Damian Thompson, Daily Telegraph

Anyone Can Use a Condom? – Steve Kellmeyer, The Fifth Column

Clarification of Pope’s ‘Male Prostitute’ Condoms Comment – John Thavis, CNS

Pope: Humanae Vitae was ‘Prophetically Right’ – Anna Arco, Catholic Herald

Catholic Thinkers Case Tea Party Movement & Church Teaching – KJ Jones, CNA

Ireland’s Lost Paradise – Ross Douthat, The New York Times

Chilling Website Approaches It’s Horrifying Deadline – Msgr. Ch. Pope, AchD of WA

Bridegroom & King: Feasts of St. Cecilia & Blessed Miguel Pro – Reginaldus, NTM

Defending Reason is Defending the Church – Doctor Donald DeMarco, Intgrtd Cth Lf

The Endgame on Abortion: In Sight Again? – Hadley Arkes, The Catholic Thing

The Pro-Life Leader Who Is Also an Exorcist – Deal W. Hudson, InsideCatholic

Alasdair MacIntyre’s Capitalism Critique Vindicated by Financial Crisis? – JC, Prospect


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