Day: March 26, 2018


Doctored Photo by Aging Spirit of Vatican II Catholics (Credit: First Things)

What Young Catholics Want; Isn’t In the Pre-Synod Young People Document

. . .several French dioceses, seeking to promote their 2018 fundraising drive, had a few young Catholics take a selfie with a young priest. It was the perfect marketing image of diverse, democratic youth—but for one problem. The priest wore a cassock. This long black garment, with its thirty-three buttons, is favored by young priests who have made it the uniform of resurgent tradition. It is the symbol of what young Catholics are, and of what older Catholics don’t want them to be. . .

by Matthew Schmitz,

of First Things

The Vatican Is Wooing Silicon Valley – Sigal Samuel & Josephine Mckenna, The Atlantic
Chinese Communist Party Increases Control Over Religions – Cthlc News Service via CH
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Spirit of Vatican II Leadership of Conference of Women Religious March for More Guitar Masses (Credit: Frank J Methe via Life Site)

Pre-Synod Youth Document Rigged Against Requests for Traditional Worship?

. . .is the Vatican listening to young people? . . .

by Father John Zuhlsdorf,

of Fr. Z’s Blog

When Bishops Don’t Fulfill Their Duties – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture
NC Reporter Begins Campaign to Calumny Bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph – Fr. Z’s Blg
9 Priests You Need to Follow on Twitter – Theresa Williams, epicPew
Deaconesses, Never Deacons, Never Priestesses – Guy McClung Ph.D. J.D., Catholic Stand
Requiescat In Pace: Arnaud Beltrame – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
The 10 Commandments of Online Shopping – Megan Ashley
The 3 Hacks to Successful Fundraising in the Catholic Church – Brice Sokolowski
Passover: Seder Meals Are Not Catholic Practice – Birgit Jones, Catholic Stand
A Modern Pandora’s Box: Amoris Laetitia II – Tom Collingwood, Catholic Stand
Pope Cancels Audience with Papal Foundation Donors – Catholic Herald
Another Transition Regret Story – Amy K. Hall, The Stream
Why Didn’t Pope Just Get Rid of Viganò – Christopher Altieri, Catholic Herald
The Deficits of the iPhone Generation – Christopher O. Tollefsen Ph.D., Public Discourse
Standing Up in France – Ibn Warraq, City Journal
5 Ways to Make Sure Your Holy Week Isn’t a Holy Weak – Marge Fenelon, NC Register
Truth Is a Person – Erin Cain, Ignitum Today
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