Tiny Catholic School Sues City to Protect Civil Rights & Religious Freedom

When I founded The Lyceum in 2003, along with a couple of other teachers, a handful of adventurous students & their daring parents, none of us ever envisioned that our small school would ever be involved in a serious battle to “protect civil rights” & “religious freedom.” ☩ Mark Lambert at Lion & Ox

Not acknowledging the real problem for what it is, a pattern of predatory homosexuality & a failure to weed that out from Church life, is an act of self-delusion

If government officials with “secret” lives can be blackmailed, humiliated, destroyed, or simply exposed, why not Hollywood celebrities, star athletes, university presidents, corporate board chairs, & clergy & religious leaders—like denizens of the Vatican & its diplomats? Let that sink in ☩ Francis X. Maier at First Things

6 Little-Known Facts About Young Fatima Mystic St. Francisco Marto: “I Want to Console Our Lord”

St. Francisco could not hear Our Lady when she appeared. . . ☩ ChurchPOP

The Power of Story: The Pivotal Purge

Where were the Christians? Where was the Catholic Church? For the most part, we placed ourselves on the sidelines, reacting to what was being produced, without participating in a meaningful way ☩ Paul McCusker at Faith & Culture

Be a Divorce First-Responder

Because we speak and write about divorce, people often ask us if we can help counsel a loved one thinking about getting divorced. ☩ Leila Miller & Leeanne Abel at Catholic Answers Magazine

Inside the European debate on Islamic immigration

There is no more sensitive issue for European politicians than that of Islamic immigration. ☩ Kishore Jayabalan at Acton Commentary

Archbishop Wilton Gregory’s Road to Washington

Analysis: The process for naming the Atlanta archbishop to replace Donald Cardinal Wuerl has been anything other than ‘business as usual.’ ☩ Edward Condon, J.C.L., at Catholic News Agency via National Catholic Register

Balancing Beauty & Utility

☩ Molly Farinholt at Off The Cuff

St. Francis de Sales shares his secret to fundraising

☩ Brice Sokolowski at

A Cause of our Culture’s Current Body Confusion

☩ Matt D'Antuono at National Catholic Register

Jesus & the New Exodus: 5th Sunday of Lent Readings Explained

This Sunday is period of “quiet” between Laetare Sunday & Passion/Palm Sunday, our last opportunity to meditate on the ‘ordinary’ struggle of Lent before the intensity of the events in the last week of Our Lord’s life. ☩ John Bergsma, Ph.D., at The Sacred Page

God’s Desire to Unleash Love Through Our Suffering

The story of the raising of Lazarus from the dead is arguably one of the most beautiful passages in Sacred Scripture. It reveals to us the reality of the resurrection & it demonstrates God’s great love & mercy. ☩ Constance T. Hull at Catholic Exchange

A New Beginning for Catholic Business Education

In Maloney Hall, the Busch School of Business now has a permanent home. ☩ Andrew V. Abela at National Catholic Register

Former Guam Archbishop 'Deeply Saddened' by Conviction, Maintains Innocence

Apuron called the sentence, which prevents him from living in Guam, a penalty “analogous to a death sentence." ☩ Hannah Brockhaus at Catholic News Agency via National Catholic Register

Fined $55,000 for Calling a Male a Male

We told you this was coming. We warned you it would happen. We were not crying wolf. We were telling you the truth.. ☩ Michael Brown, Ph.D., at The Stream

Catholicism in a Time of Dissolution

We live in a time of dissolution. Many people find it hard to take such claims seriously because people have always complained about the degeneracy of the times. ☩ James Kalb, J.D., at Crisis Magazine

Children of Priests & Canon Law

What does Church teaching dictate? ☩ Judy Roberts at National Catholic Register

American Literature & the Catholic Faith

It’s difficult to know where to start or finish in any discussion of the connection between American literature and the Catholic Faith. ☩ Joseph Pearce at The Imaginative Conservative

Embryonic Stem-Cell Research Reaches Moral, Medical Dead End

☩ Celeste McGovern at National Catholic Register

Cut Through Doctrinal Confusion

☩ Pete Socks at Catholic Stand

Is A Chapel Veil or Mantilla: Mandatory for Catholic Women?

☩ Birgit Jones at Catholic Life In Our Times

Unraveling Our Personal History During Lent

☩ Peter Darcy at Catholic Stand

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