Day: April 27, 2018

FRIDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Religion News Service Staff (Credit: Get Religion)

How America’s One Religion Wire Service Melted Down Over a Weekend

. . .news of the editorial bloodbath at Religion News Service . . . the bare facts: A respected editor was ousted with apparently no warning or announced cause; two more veteran staff members quit within three days, two others had recently been let go and many others are looking to leave. . .

by Julia Duin,

of Get Religion

The Soros-Funded Attacks on Orthodox Catholic Universities – Austin Ruse, Crisis Mgzn
Yes, the Pope is a Catholic, But He’s Confusing Other Catholics – Phil Lawler, Cthlc Cltr
Dems Mad at Ryan Over Ousting of House (Jesuit) Chaplain – H. Gaygle & J. Sherman
Weird Catholic Twitter Offers a Reminder of Catholic Complexity – J.L. Allen Jr., Crux
More Biblical Evidence for Mary’s Perpetual Virginity – Dave Armstrong, NC Register
Mothers Launch High Court Challenge to Ealing ‘Buffer Zone’ – Theo Howard, CH
Paul Ryan’s Plan to Alleviate Poverty: Handouts to Hand-Ups – Peter Jesserer Smith
Philippines Orders Deportation Of Australian Activist Nun – Scott Neuman, NPR
Paisley Bishop Complains to BBC Scotland On Video Mocking Communion – Th. Howard
Third Mexican Priest Killed Within a Week – Inés San Martín, Crux
Holiness Is Calling: ”Gaudete et Exsultate” – Suellen Brewster, Catholic Stand
Armenian Genocide: Erdogan Says Turkey Has to Share ‘Historical Pain’ – A. Nazarian
Satanic Temple Plans to Sue Arkansas Over 10 Commandments Monument – Y. Shimron
Vatican’s Financial Watchdog Says Progress Slow, But Steady – CNA via The CWR
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Save Alfie Evans

Tilted Union Jack (Credit: MuralsWallPaper.co.uk)

Alfie’s Law? Charlie Gard’s Parents Announce New Campaign to Change Protocol

. . .Chris Gard & Connie Yates said that their son’s case, like that of Alfie Evans, showed the need for a law which avoids ‘unnecessary conflicts’. . .

by Dan Hitchens,

of Catholic Herald

Alfie Evans Shows Why a Strong Pro-Life Movement is So Vital – Dav. Marcus, The Fdrlst
Amazing Pictures Show Vatican Candlelight Vigil for Alfie Evans – Steven Ertelt, Lif Nws
Why Single-Payer Health Care Denies Care to Ill Children Like Alfie Evans – Wheatley
For the Love of Alfie – One Mad Mom
Alfie & the Archbishop – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Alfie Evans Case Unmasks Anti-Catholicism in UK Press – Stephen Wynne, Chrch Militant
Alfie Evans & the American Revolutionary Spirit – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
Catholic Assoc. Slams UK Catholic Leaders for Not Following Church Teaching – N Flory
The “New Pro-Life Movement” & Alfie Evans – Donald R. McClarey J.D., TACatholic
Top Pediatrician: Alfie Not Dying & Not Brain Dead – Steven Ertelt, Life News
UK Doctor: Alfie Evans Must Die Because His Parents Have a Bad Attitude – R Stoltzfoos
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FRIDAY MORNING EDITION

Nuns Praying

Why Would a Modern Woman Ever become a Nun?

. . .outsiders often think religious sisters are making burdensome sacrifices, but here’s the truth. . .

by Rebecca Vitz Cherico,

of Aleteia

What Kind of Wine Can Be Used for Consecration? – Billy Ryan, uCatholic
Professor Josef Seifert Shares His Views on ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’ – Edward Pentin
Italy & Vatican Put UK to Shame Over Alfie Evans – Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith Ph.D.
4 Powerful Prayers for the Tired & Weary Soul – Maura Roan McKeegan, Cthlc Exchange
What Does Netflix’s ‘Come Sunday’ Say about Who Goes to Heaven? – Matthew Becklo
Marco Rubio’s Second Act – Matthew Walther, The Week
Dissenters from Disenchantment – Mark Bauerlein, First Things
What Good Catholic Teens Want from the Church – Jennifer Fitz, Natl Catholic Register
How to Receive God’s Love In the Present Moment – David Torkington, Catholic Stand
Heal Our Wounds: My Time in the Church’s Field Hospitals – Patricia Snow, First Things
Why We Needed a Facebook Group for Catholic Mothers – Chiara Finaldi, Cthlc Herald
Holy Confidence in God – Brian Kranick, Catholic Exchange
2018 Spring Trends You Already Own (Without Even Knowing!) – Meghan Ashley
Mother Teresa and the Art of the Ask – Brice Sokolowski, CatholicFundraiser.net
US Commission on International Religious Freedom Releases 2018 Report – Joe Carter

Note: A new post is published daily at 12:01 am U.S. Central Time