Day: October 17, 2017


Magnum Principium Screenshot (Photo Credit: Fr. Z’s Blog)

The Germans are Revolting

by Father John Zuhlsdorf,

of Fr. Z’s Blog

Our Lady’s Messages Carry Grave Warning of War w/No. Korea – Edouard Belaga Ph.D., CS
Is ‘Married Clergy’ Becoming a Real Talking-point? – Fr. John Hunwicke, Fr Hunwicke’s. . .
Ad Orientem Posture Given New Life in Nebraska – Nicholas Wolfram Smith, NC Register
The Stories of These Relics of the Crucifixion Will Blow You Away – Th. Williams, epicPew
Cardinal Burke Venerates Relic of the Head of St. Thomas More – Edward Pentin, NC Register
Video: More than 1,000 Catholics Join Rosary Crusade through London – Catholic Herald
Why is Satan Depicted with Horns, Red Tights and a Pitchfork? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
New Prints from Daniel Mitsui: Of Awe, Whimsy, and Serious Head Bashing – Fr. Z’s Blog
Beware of False Compassion in Implementing Amoris Lætitia – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture
The Teen Who Dedicated His Life to Eucharistic Miracles – Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald
Bishop Mch. Campbell of Lancaster: You Cannot be Catholic & Support Abortion – Cthlc Herald
A Mind at Peace in the Age of Distraction – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
17 Oct 1521: Leo X Gives Henry VIII Title of Defender of the Faith – McClarey J.D., TACthlc
Fatima Going Forward: The Next 100 Years – Marge Fenelon, National Catholic Register
Superheroes: Overcoming Trauma, and Self-sacrifice – Elizabeth Jean Seah, Ignitum Today
Religion & Politics: Readings for the 30th Week of Ordinary Time – John Bergsma Ph.D., TSP


Poland Border Rosary Commemoration (Photo Credit: National Catholic Register)

Eastern European Resistance to Islamization

by William Kilpatrick, Ph.D.,

of Crisis Magazine

Video Shows What Happens if D.C. is Attacked with Nukes – Harry J. Kazianis, TNI
Austria’s Political Swing Marks Accelerated Shifts In Europe – Megan G. Oprea, The Fdrlst
America’s Options on North Korea Are Bleak – Dan Leaf, The National Interest
Could No. Korea’s 4,300 Tanks Crush U.S. in War? – Dave Majumdar, The National Interest
U.S. Navy May Not Be Ready for Future Fights with Russia & China – Dan Goure, TNI
Chinese Student Furore Reveals Australia’s Poor Integration Strategy – Merridan Varrall, EAF
How President Donald Trump’s North Korea Rhetoric Could Start a War – Daniel L. Davis, TNI
Europe in Flux – Gilbert T. Sewall, The American Spectator
Why Europe’s New Patriots Love Israel – David P. Goldman Ph.D. is Spengler, PJ Media
Report: Only 40% of Russians Believe Nazi-Soviet Pact Actually Happened – Michael Peck, TNI
Toward a Civil War in Northern Iraq – Andrew Bernard, The American Interest


Culture of Death (Photo Credit: Rod Dreher)

Children’s Story Time In Weimar America

by Rod Dreher

Now Do You Understand Mike Pence’s Morality Guidelines? – Mch. L. Brown Ph.D., The Strm
What 2 Former Trans Men Want You to Know About All the Lies – Taylor  Fogarty, The Fdrlst
Dan Brown is a Very Bad Writer – Matthew Walther, The Week
The Demise Of Bourgeois Christianity – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Kaepernick’s Worst Enemy Isn’t NFL Owners or Trump, It’s Himself – B. McHenry, The Fdrlst
The Still-Acceptable Prejudice – Charlotte Allen, First Things
Churches Attacked in Australian ‘Same-sex Marriage’ Vote – Catholic Herald
No, We’re Not All the Same – William Murchison, The American Spectator
Justice Dept. Announces Settlement in HHS Mandate Suits – A. Mena, CNA via NC Register
2017 Nobel Prize for Heretical Economics – Bob Kurland Ph.D., The American Catholic
Marriage vs. Living Together: How Does It Affect Your Kids? – Cecilia Zinicola, Aleteia
The Pain Unborn Children Feel – Stacy Trasancos Ph.D., National Catholic Register
How Social Media Re-wires Our Brains (Video) – Sophia Swinford, Aleteia
When Will Media Stop Trusting a Hate Group to Label Hate Groups – M. Cleveland, The Fdrlst

Archbishop Scicluna Condemns Murder of Maltese Journalist – Catholic Herald

Values Voters Summit Panel: Gender Ideology in Schools Can be Reversed – D. Siggins, Strm


Pope Francis Smiling at the General Audience in St. Peter’s Square on 22 February 2017 (Photo Credit: L’Osservatore Romano via Catholic News Agency)

Will Pope Francis Really Change Catholic Doctrine?

by Andrea Gagliarducci,

of Vatican at a Glance

Why Rosaries Scare the Media – Clemente Lisi, The Catholic Thing
Why the Centering Prayer Movement is So Off-Center – Patrick Coffin, Natl Catholic Register
You Won’t Believe What Happens When Praying St. Michael Chaplet – Chloe Langr, epicPew
Pope Francis Said Doing This is Like Stealing from The Poor – uCatholic
Ridiculous Couple Sues Catholic Charities over Adoption – Matthew Archbold, CMR
Let’s Dialogue. . .But Not on the Death Penalty – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Gather a Community before You Gather Donors – Brice Sokolowski, Catholic Fundraiser
Are You Confused? – H.L. Duncan, Catholic Stand
Christian Baker Asked to Bake Cake for Satanists – Matthew Archbold, Creative Mnrty Rprt
Cardinals Marx and Sarah Disagree on Magnum Principium – Catholic Herald
The Heresy of Low Expectations – Eric Sammons, Catholic Answers Magazine
A Visit to Nagasaki, the Catholic Heart of Japan – Shaun McAfee, National Catholic Register
Callista Gingrich Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Vatican – CNA Daily News via The CWR
Churches Urged to Toll Their Bells to Mark 50 Years Since Abortion Act – Catholic Herald
As Christians, We are Commanded to Forgive – Karen Reep, Catholic Stand
Vatican City Court Finds Former Hospital President Guilty of Corruption – CNA via The CWR


Himmerod Abbey (Photo Credit :Wikimedia via Catholic Herald)

The Closure of 800+ Year Old Himmerod Abbey Symbolises Religious Decline Across Europe

by Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, Ph.D.,

of Catholic Herald

Georgia Is Seeing a Religiously Inspired Baby Boom – Lyman Stone, Inst. for Family Studies
U.S. Fertility is at an All Time Low – Shannon Roberts, Mercatornet
Paris Statement Defends Old Europe & Its Values – Fr. James V. Schall S.J., Crisis Magazine
The New Zealand Baby Dearth – Marcus Roberts, Mercatornet
How Stalin Hid Ukraine’s Famine From the World – Anne Applebaum, The Atlantic
Dr. Johnson & His Fine English Dictionary – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Indonesia’s West Papua Headache Continues – Luke Hunt, The Diplomat
No. Korea Necessitates Reassessment of Australia’s U.S. Intelligence Bases – Rch. Tanter, EAF
The China Path vs. The Western Model – Kristin Shi-Kupfer, The Diplomat
A Rare Opportunity for India’s Congress Party – Riju Agrawal, The Diplomat
China, US Both Using Lawfare in the South China Sea – Mark J. Valencia, The Diplomat


Rock Concert (Photo Credit: Gallery Hip)

The Sexual Predator’s Everyone Still Worships

by Matthew Walther,

of The Week

I Guess They Don’t Teach History at UW Madison – Don. R. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
‘No Science’ Behind Transgender Therapy for Kids, Doctors Warn – CNA via CWR
Canada Euthanizes Thousands of Patients to Save Money – Mark Pickup, Life News
Fools or Scoundrels? A Response to Patrick Deneen – Robert R. Reilly, Pub Dis
NFL Players’ Union Four-Square for Disrespecting America – Larry Thornberry, Am Spect
Boy Scouts are Latest Victims in Culture War – Stephen Kruiser, The Amrcn Spectator
Union Dues and the “Free Rider” Problem – Gary Galles, Mises Institute
New Book Describes an Atheist’s Vision of the Future & godhood – Russell Shaw, CWR
Please Quit Calling Workforce Gender Gap Motherhood Penalty – Ver. Winkels, M-net
An Absurd Fate: What Happens to Abandoned Embryos? – Jennifer Lahl, Public Dscrs
Mania to Achieve Racial/Gender Equity Will Hurt US Competitiveness – MacDonald, CJ
Can the U.S. Political Parties Survive? – Thomas B. Edsall & Henry Olsen, City Journal
Capitalism, Conservatives & Intellectuals: Reply to Mt. McManus – Sm. Gregg D.Phil., PD
Prayers for Somalia, as Country Suffers Deadliest Terrorist Attack – CNA via NC Rgstr
Harvesting Human Eggs & Informed Consent Legislation – Joe Kral, Truth & Chrty Forum
Stem Cells f/Umbilical Cords Show Promise in Repairing Heart Damage – Andrusko, LN