Day: October 19, 2017

THVRSDAY CATHOLICA EXTRA

Saint John Paul IISt. John Paul II was a Sublime Visionary but had an Achilles Heel

by Father George Rutler,

of Catholic Herald

On the Lowly, Yet Vital, Importance of Chastity, Re: Bp. Rb. McElroy – M. Minerd Ph.D., H&PR
Scholars Debate Impact of Pope Francis’ Statement on Death Penalty – Stephen Beale, NCReg
Italian Bishop Praises Luther and Revolt as Work of the Holy Spirit – Fr. Z’s Blog
Does the Devil Assign a Demon To Torment Us? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
The Hero-Martyrs of North America – Christopher Check, Catholic Answers Magazine
Quote for the Day: St. Augustine – Bob Kurland Ph.D., The American Catholic
Saint for Persistent but Discouraged: Blessed Thaddeus McCarthy – Meg Hunter-Kilmer, Alet.
Is a Confession App a Substitute for the Confessional? – Fr. Joshan Rodrigues, Aleteia
Jesus Christ, the “New” Adam – Ray Sullivan, Catholic Stand
Why Catholicism? An Interview with Brandon Vogt (Podcast) – Catholic Exchange
How to Fit Fundraising Into Your Catholic Faith – Brice Sokolowski, Catholic Fundraiser

THVRSDAY CIVILIZATION EXTRA

Blessed John Henry Newman (Photo Credit: Screenshot from Catholic News Service via Catholic Herald)

We Won’t Live To See Europe’s Christian Revival – But It Will Happen

by Stephen Bullivant,

of Catholic Herald

FAQs on Catalonia, Scotland and Separatism Generally – Charles Crawford, the commentator
Why Russia Thinks It’s Exceptional – Gregory Carleton, Mercatornet
A Bloody 100th Birthday for the Russian Revolution – John Zmirak Ph.D., The Stream
Russia’s Workforce Decline: Fruits of Collapsing Birthrates – Marcus Roberts, Mercatornet
Europe at a Crossroads – Anian Christoph Wimmer, CNA/EWTN News
October 19, 1781: British Surrender at Yorktown – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
Kiwi Surprise: New Zealand Tilts Left – Anthony Fensom, Oceania Blog
5 Super Weapons U.S. Military Never Built that Would Have Dominated – Rob. Farley, TNI
1.9 Million Dead: Nothing Worse Than the Battle of Stalingrad – Daniel L. Davis, The Skptcs
This Is What a War Between China & Taiwan Would Look Like – J. Michael Cole, TNI
Putin’s Politicization of Soviet History – Andrei Kolesnikov, Carnegie Moscow Center

THVRSDAY SÆCVLARIA EXTRA

Nuclear Ghosts Polygon Cement Blocks (Photo Credit: Phil Hatcher-Moore of National Geographic)

This Is What Nuclear Weapons Leave in Their Wake

by Alexandra Genova,

Photographs by Phil Hatcher-Moore,

of National Geographic

Adios, California – Steve Baldwin, The American Spectator
Why Christians could Be Frozen Out on Campus – Dennis Sewell, Catholic Herald
Keeping Kids Safe From Sexual Predators – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Time for GOP to Stop Dems Stalling Judicial Nominations – Ilya Shapiro, The Federalist
The Problem is Also Our All-consuming Cultural Obsession with “Sex” – M. Walther, The Week
Abolish The FDA; Does Patients More Harm Than Good – Kalman Knizhnik, The Federalist
Hillary, Uranium, Russian Bribes and the Shame of the FBI – Al Perrotta, The Stream
The Iconoclasts Come For World War I Memorials – John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist
Confirmed: 99% of Union Dues Go To Secular-Leaning Causes – Grace Carr, The Stream
It’s Time to Take a Stand Against Sexualized Halloween Costumes – Dena Dyer, Aleteia
Social Justice Warriors Coming for Mathematics – William M. Briggs Ph.D., The Stream
On the Death and Resurrection of Hollywood – K.V. Turley, Crisis Magazine
Who Should Teach Your Kids—Harvey or Hildebrand? – Carl R. Trueman, First Things
Hawaii: Spam Heists Prompt Retailers to Put Food Under Lock – Fred Barbash, Wshngtn Post
Diversity and Doublethink – Joseph Pearce, The Imaginative. . .
What Tax Reform Owes Families – Josh McCabe, Institute for Family Studies