Day: August 23, 2017


Confessional (Photo Credit: Romana Klee via Flickr from CNA)

These Priests were Martyred for Refusing to Violate the Seal of Confession

from Catholic News Agency

via The Catholic World Report

Fornicating in Self-Defense – Deacon Jim Russell, Crisis Magazine
Arlington Priest Reveals Former KKK Membership, Voluntary Leaves – CNA via The CWR
Blue Vestment Sighting – Fr. Z’s Blog
The Pope Is Not an Oracle & the Church Is Not a Party – John Zmirak Ph.D., The Stream
Great Story of a Humble Man Who Saw the Blessed Virgin – Fr. Z’s Blog
Oz, Ireland, UN & Others in a New Series of Attacks Against the Church – A. Gagliarducci, MV
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of Catholic Fundraising – Brice Sokolowski, Cthlc Fundraiser
Someday, the Truth of Your Relationship with God Will be Laid Bare – Shaun McAfee, NC Reg
Why We Shouldn’t “Gloss Over” Marian Devotion – Anne Marie Miller, Ignitum Today
Learning to Read Chesterton – Russell Shaw, Catholic Exchange
Your Marriage is Worth Saving  – Gregory K. Popcak Ph.D., OSV Newsweekly

My Enemy is My Neighbor: Becoming a Good Samaritan – Anthony S. Layne, Catholic Stand
The Catholic Conscience: Learning to Obey God in Thought, Word & Deed – Dv. Werning, OSV
Why Parents Should Help Enforce School Dress Codes – Cerith Gardiner, Aleteia
“LIT” is One of the Best Catholic Resources Available – Shaun McAfee O.P., epicPew
The Advantages of Having Children Close in Age – Claire de Campeau, Aleteia
For the THVRSDAY SÆCVLARIA EDITION (31 August, AD 2017) click here.
For the THVRSDAY CATHOLICA EDITION (31 August, AD 2017) click here.


Eastern Orthodox Chapel in Romania (Photo Credit: Shutterstock)

Eastern Europe Has Its Own Sistine Chapel

by Daniel Esparza

of Aleteia

Conversions Gradually Transform Orthodox Christianity – Jonathan M. Pitts, Baltimore Sun
Cardinal Parolin: Papal Visit to Moscow Has ‘Positive Momentum’ – Edward Pentin, NC Rgstr
Russian Byzantine Catholic Church: Caught bt. the Vatican & Russian Orthodox – Rome Rprts
Draft Orthodox Catechism Defends Ecumenism – Catholic Herald
Mary’s Assumption in the Eastern Tradition – Fr. Deacon Daniel G. Dozier, Catholic Answers
Orthodox Holy Week on CBS, 1961 – Gregory DiPippo, New Liturgical Movement
Putin Takes an Orthodox Route to Cement Power – L. Todd Wood, Washington Times
With Our Meeting We Broke the Silence on Persecuted Christians – A. Tornielli, La Stampa
Russian Orthodox Church Preparing to Release an Official Catechism – Stefano Caprio, AN
Why Millions of Russians Lined Up to See Piece of Rib of St. Nicholas – David Filipov, WaPo
Mideast Patriarchs Call on Pope to Scold World Leaders Over Christian Exodus – CNS via CH
For the SATVRDAY SÆCVLARIA EDITION (9 September, AD 2017) click here.
For the SATVRDAY CATHOLICA EDITION (9 September, AD 2017) click here.


Valerio Catoia

Meet the Boy with Down Syndrome Who Saved a Girl From Drowning

by Dolors Massot

of Aleteia

The City of St. Louis’s Unholy War on Religious Liberty – Nathanael Blake Ph.D., Public Dscrs
ESPN: Politically Correct Poltroons – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Paypal & Jihad Watch, Paypal Blinks – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Let Us Now Praise Muslim Apostates – Fred Siegel & Sol Stern, City Journal
We Should Never Forget the Nazis’ Sinister Occult Roots – Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald
Vandals Destroying Monuments ‘cuz They’ve Been Taught to Hate America – J. Pullman, Fdrlst
Whoa, Bethsaida! Archaeologists May Have Found Peter’s Home Town – Eric Metaxas, Strm
Democracy in America, Part IV: The Long Shadow of the French Revolution – John Wilsey, Pb
Iconoclasm & Violence – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Understanding the Story of Indian Partition – Akhilesh Pillalamarri, The Diplomat
Culture, Not Culture Wars – Heather Mac Donald, City Journal
The Disturbing, Eugenics-like Reality Unfolding in Iceland – Bonnie Rochman, Quartz
Let’s Eliminate Suffering (& Those Who Suffer) – William M. Briggs Ph.D., The Stream
Woman Will Use Stem Cells f/ Her Baby’s Umbilical Cord to Save Her Brother – Mic. Bilger, LN
Parents’ Inalienable Rights Over Their Children’s Ed. & Rel. Instruction – Ben Johnson, Pb
Amid Nationwide Controversy, St. Junípero Serra Statue Vandalized in LA – CNA via NC Rgstr
For the VVEDNESDAY SÆCVLARIA EDITION (13 September AD 2017) click here.
For the VVEDNESDAY EASTERN ORTHODOX EDITION (13 September AD 2017) click here.
For the VVEDNESDAY CATHOLICA EDITION (13 September AD 2017) click here.