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Surgery (Credit: Public Discourse)

The New York Times Reveals Painful Truths about Transgender Lives

. . .why should a doctor perform surgery when it won’t make the patient happy, it won’t accomplish its intended goal, it won’t improve the underlying condition, it might make the underlying condition worse, & it might increase the likelihood of suicide?  Sound medicine isn’t about desire, it’s about healing. . .

by Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D.

Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, Requiescat In Pace – Christine Rousselle, NC Register
Unplanned, the Fresh Air Comes – Anthony M. Esoelen Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
Books You’ll Never Read – Fr. Michael Rennier, Dappled Things
Monsignor Bux: Pope Francis Must Urgently Issue Profession of Faith – Edward Pentin
Debate Over Rod Dreher Orthodox Conversion or Catholic Triumphalism I & Part II – R. Dreher
Sweden has Started “Chipping” Its Residents – Fr. Z’s Blog
When Was the Gospel of Luke Written? – Jimmy Akin, JimmyAkin.com
The Demise of Mystical Theology – David Torkington, Catholic Stand
A Minute-by-Minute Guide for a Holy Hour of Adoration – Tom Hoopes, Aleteia
How Deeper Underground Can Underground Catholics Go? – Feng Gang, Bitter Winter
Are Smartphones An Occasion of Sin? – Sofia Abasolo, Catholic Stand
Mystery Bones Found at Vatican Embassy to Italy, Not from Missing Girls – C. Giangravè, Crux
St. Columba & the Loch Ness Monster – Angelo Stagnaro, National Catholic Register
Catherine of Siena, Pious Paladin for Today’s Current Clergy Corruption – Catholic Stand
Confusion of Tongues: Language of Sin vs. Bureaucracy – Maureen Mullarkey, Studio Matters
Deus Caritas Est; The Attributes of Love – Robert Kurland Ph.D., Catholic Stand
Pope Francis: Sacred Music Points to the Beauty of Paradise – The Catholic World Report
Pause, Pray, Plan: Your 3-Step Advent Appeal – Brice Sokolowski, CatholicFundraiser.net
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