THVRSDAY EXTRA

Modern Churches (Credit: ChurchPop)

10 of the World’s Weirdest Churches – & Why It’s a Problem

from ChurchPop

As Dusk Falls on the Liberal Order, the Church Must Be a Guiding Light – E. Condon, CH
Jordan Peterson Again – Dave Griffey, Daffey Thoughts
Church Blessings for Same-Sex “Marriages”? – John M. Grondelski, Crisis Magazine
Why the Latin American Church Will Ultimately Prevail – C. Casanova, Catholic Herald
A Pro-Life Video Every Person Needs to See (Even Pro-Choicers) – uCatholic
Getting Your Online Presence Right – Brice Sokolowski, CatholicFundraiser.net
Divine Roots of American Democracy – Edouardo Belaga Ph.D., Catholic Stand
Evangelical Admiration for the Medieval Church – K.E. Colombini, Crisis Magazine

Top 10 Pro-Life Bible Verses – Shaun McAfee O.P., National Catholic Register
Paris March for Life Crowds Much Larger Than Reported by Media – Jeanne Smits, LSN
No Confidence in the Vatican’s Diplomatic Prowess in China – Mic. B. Dougherty, NRO
Satanic Temple Sues to End Missouri Pro-Life Laws – CNA/EWTN News
Walk for Life West Coast Gaining Steam! – Jim Graves, National Catholic Register
Catholicism is Love – Cecily Lowe, Catholic Stand
School Choice Provides Hope to Millions of American Children – Chr. Jacobs, The Fdrlst
Congolese Cardinal Denounces Violent Crackdown on Protesters – CNA via The CWR
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THVRSDAY EDITION

Joseph Cardinal Zen Ze-kiun in St. Peters Square (Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Medichini via CNA)

The Vatican Ditches Underground Catholic Church, Makes Deal With Communist Government

by John Zmirak, Ph.D.,

of The Stream

The Canon Modernist Catholics Hate the Most? – Fr. Z’s Blog
Analyzing a Christian Tirade Against the Eucharist – Ben Butera, The American Catholic
The Islamization of Oslo – Bruce Bawer, City Journal
Annals Of Wishful Christian Thinking – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Transgenderism: A State-Sponsored Religion? – Andre Van Mol M.D., Public Discourse
The Path of Perfection – Purgatory – Susan Skinner, Catholic Stand
Lib MP Breaks Ranks to Blast Trudeau’s Ban on Grants for Pro-Lifers – L. Laurence, LSN
Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums: Tickets, Opening Hours. . . – Catholic Herald
Is There Hope in God’s Providence During Desolation? – Matt Chicoine, Catholic Stand
Kurdish Christian Converts Pray for Deliverance from Turkey – Jn. Zmirak Ph.D., Strm
Mass for Vocations at the Pantheon – Mornac, Rorate Cæli
Pope Decries Religious Persecution in Meeting with Yazidis – CNA via The CWR
Turpin Abuse Case Prompts Debate on Homeschool Oversight – Kevin Jones, CNA
Mission Must Be at the Heart of Journalism, Pope Says – Hannah Brockhaus, CNA
Amid Deadly Protests, Pope Francis Appeals for Peace in Congo – CNA via The CWR
Crisis in Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi Criticizes Military Violence – CNA/EWTN News
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THVRSDAY EASTERN ORTHODOX EDITION

An Eastern Cross Atop an Onion Dome of an Orthodox Christian Church in Pyatigorsk (Credit: Catholic Exchange)

The Eastern Cross

by Father William Saunders

of Catholic Exchange

Questioning the Prospects of Catholic-Orthodox Unity – A.A.J. DeVille Ph.D., The CWR
Russians Will Work in Palestine to Save Oak of Mamre Mentioned in Bible – Pravmir
Key Takeaways About Orthodox Christians – Jeff Diamant, Fact Tank
Archaeologists Find 1,500-yr-old Georgian Christian Mosaic in Israel – Zelda Caldwell
Orthodox, Big Maneuvers on the Moscow-Kiev Axis – Gianni Valente, Vatican Insider
Christian Unity Being Built on Friendships in Catholic-Orthodox – John Burger, Aleteia
Russia’s Victory in Syria; Hilarion Calls for Return of Christians – V. Rozanskij, AN
Bartholomew: Common Christian Agenda for Common Good at Vatican – Nat da Polis
Russia: Orthodox Church Opened 30K Places of Worship Last 30 Yrs – Zelda Caldwell
Pope Urges Continued Dialogue Between Orthodox, Catholics – Junno A. Esteves, Crux
Inter-Orthodox Gathering: The Sign of St. Andrew – Vladimir Rozanskij, AsiaNews.it
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VVEDNESDAY EXTRA

Fire from heaven, The Sacrifice of Elijah Before the Priests of Baal by Domenico Fetti, c. 1631 (Credit: Hampton Court Palace, London via The Catholic Thing)

Of Popes, Bishops, Priests – and the Bridge Too Far

by Father Jerry J. Pokorsky,

of The Catholic Thing

Pope Francis Regrets – P.J. Smith, First Things
Big Brother Facebook Is Watching You – K.V. Turley, Crisis Magazine
Postliberal Theology – R.R. Reno, First Things
The Sacramental Baby in the Canonical Bathwater – Edw. N. Peters J.C.D. J.D., ItLotL
White House: Go Ahead & Defund Planned Parenthood – D. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
What is a Sexton? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
The Orientation of Worship – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
What the New CARA Study Tells Us about U.S. Catholic Women – Marge Fenelon, NCRg

Living the Liturgical Year: A Bastion Against Secularism – T. Collingwood, Cthlc Stand
A New Blog on Catholic Culture & Beauty by Dr. Carrie Gress – David Clayton, Nw Lt Mv
Children, Global Warming & Signs of Contradiction – Anthony S. Layne, Catholic Stand
What’s the Current Status of Liturgiam Authenticam? – Christopher Carstens, Adoremus
Homage To Don Briel – George Weigel, First Things
No Patrimony: Why Adulthood Depends on the Authority of the Past – F. Furedi, FTh
Capital Punishment & Infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium – E. Feser Ph.D., CWR

Pope Calls for Journalism of Peace in Era of Fake News – Edward Pentin, NC Register
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VVEDNESDAY EDITION

University of Notre Dame Leprechaun Logo (Credit: Wikipedia)

LOL (Land O’Lakes): No Laughing Matter for Catholic Universities

by Stephen J. Heaney, Ph.D.,

of Public Discourse

5 of the Earliest Non-Biblical References to Jesus – Billy Ryan, uCatholic
Rutler Writes About “Men With Chests”; The “Impossible Dream”? – Fr. Z’s Blog
Tell-Tale Signs of Demonic Possession, by Chicago’s Expert Exorcist – ChurchPop
Bp. Ath. Schneider Explains Why He Speaks Out About Amoris Lætitia – E. Pentin, Reg
Vatican Sells Out Chinese Catacombers – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
The Bible Canon – 73 Books or 66 Books? – Ray Sullivan, Catholic Stand
Who the New Pro-Life Catholics are Aligned With – Dave Griffey, Daffey Thoughts
The Complicated Case of China’s Catholic Bishops – CNA via The Catholic World Report
Evil, Not Homeschooling, Caused California House Of Horrors – C. Magness, The Fdrlst
Can Contraception Cause Abortions? – Stacy A. Trasancos Ph.D., Catholic Answers
The Cross of Infertility – Emily Stimpson Chapman, National Catholic Register
Moving Toward True Peace – Wendy McMahon, Catholic Stand
Pro-Lifers Tell Canadian Govt to Free Mary Wagner at US March for Life – L. Laurence
Pope to World Economic Forum: Make Policies Favor the Family – Edw. Pentin, NC Rgstr
A Day in the Life of a Catholic Fundraiser – Brice Sokolowski, CatholicFundraiser.net  
Global Media Excoriate Canadian Govt for Denying Funding to Churches – L. Laurence
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TVESDAY EXTRA

Bishop Rivituso’s Crozier, Ring & Miter (Credit: Father Ed’s Blog)

A Problem for the Post-Conciliar Church

by Father Ed Tomlinson,

of Father Ed’s Blog

Dan Hitchens of First Things: We Were Told Not to Worry – Fr. Z’s Blog
Vatican Swaps Underground Church for Chinese Govt Approved Bishops – Cthlc Herald
LGBT Attempts to Stamp Out Doctors Who Don’t Obey Them – C.F. Greene, The Fdrlst
Does Your Parish Need a Transplant? – Dom Cingoranelli, Catholic Stand
Ordain Married Men to Serve Isolated Parishes, Cardinal Suggests – Cindy Wooden, CH
Movie Review: “King’s Faith” – Elizabeth Jean Seah, Ignitum Today
Pope Francis Explains Couple Was Prepared for Mid-Air Marriage – CNA via NC Register
Climate Trumps the Unborn – Regis Nicoll, Crisis Magazine
The True Meaning of Mystical Theology – David Torkington, Catholic Stand

Dairy Farm to the Episcopate: Stockton Gets a New Bishop – CNA via The CWR
The Link Between Contraception & Abortion – Michael Pakaluk, First Things
How Judges Become Tyrants – John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine
Why the Pro-Life Movement Will Live Long & Prosper – Mary Eberstadt, First Things
Why Catholics Should Know About Science – Bob Kurland Ph.D., The American Catholic
8 Ways to Support the Walk for Life West Coast – Jessica McAfee, epicPew
Putting Children’s Interests First in Family Law & Policy – H. Alvaré & A. ElHage, Mnet
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TVESDAY EDITION

Raymond Cardinal Burke (Credit: Fr. Z’s Blog)

Cardinal Burke Speaks Up of the Current Climate in the Church

by Father John Zuhlsdorf,

of Fr. Z’s Blog

Mainstream Media Won’t Cover March for Life ‘cuz of Pics Like This – R. Bomberger, LN
We Are Our Rites! Wherein Fr. Z Rants After Reading Peter Kwasniewski – Fr. Z’s Blog
The Scandal of Forgiveness in 3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – P. Malone, CS
Did Car. O’Malley Open a Door to Papal Criticism from U.S. Bishops? – J.D. Flynn, CNA
Scholars Decode One of the Last Fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls – CNA
Pope Unusually Isolated in Chilean Priest Sex Abuse Scandal – Fr. R. de Souza, NCRgstr
Pope: Verdict on Sodalitium Founder Likely Unfavorable – E. Harris, CNA via NCReg
The Sex-Change Revolution Is Based on Ideology, Not Science – R. Anderson, The Strm
Bp. Barron Receives Exclusive “Silver Play Button” Award from YouTube! – ChrchPp
Netherlands Allows Doctors to Euthanize Dementia Patients w/o Consent – M Cook, LN
Why Is a NATO Member Helping al Qaeda Kill Christians in Syria? – J. Zmirak, The Strm
Impossible for Trudeau to Reconcile His Faith & Pro-Abort – Abp Pendergast, Ottawa Sn
Vatican Has No Plans to Change Honors System After Ploumen – Edw. Pentin, NCRgstr
Catholics: Fight Pro-Abortion Intolerance! – Bob Kurland Ph.D., The American Catholic
Pope on Comments on Chilean Bishop: Word Proof Not the Best – H. Brockhaus, NCReg
Full Text of Pope Francis’ In-Flight News Conference from Peru – CNA via NC Register
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MONDAY EXTRA

Chalices (Credit: First Things)

Mr. Fit Goes To Communion

by Dan Hitchens,

of First Things

Why Do Young People Leave the Church? A New Study Investigates – CNA via CWR
How Not to Count the Crowd at a March for Life – Kevin Knight, NC Register
SSPX or Diocesan TLM, It’s an Undue Burden to Have to Wait 3 Hours? – Fr. Z’s Blog
Justin Trudeau’s Illiberal Liberalism – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
The Innovative Philosophy of the New Atheism – Bob Drury, Catholic Stand
Don’t Blame Homeschooling for Child Abuse Cases Like the Turpins’ – G. Morris, Fdrlst
Video: Priests in Cassocks Take Part in Annual Skiing Competition – Catholic Herald
St. Charles Darwin – Charlotte Allen, First Things
Time’s Up? About Time for the Truth – Cynthia Millen, Catholic Stand
Anniversary on the Last Days of King Louis XVI – Christian P. Browne J.D., Crisis Mgzn
The March for Life Through the Eyes of a Millennial – Kathryn Mihaliak, NC Register
Pope Celebrates Mass for 1.3 Million People in Lima – Barbara J. Fraser, Catholic Herald
Why This Man Says Abortion Isn’t Just a Woman’s Issue – CNA via The CWR
Meet the Priest Who Serves an Unlikely Community in Peru’s Amazon – CNA via CWR
Mystery Solved: Señor Misterioso is, in Fact, a Venezuelan “Saint” – D. Esparza, Alet.
January 22, 1973: Roe v. Wade – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
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