Day: October 24, 2019


Fr. James Martin, S.J.: The Bible Might Be Wrong In Condemning Same-Sex Sexual Behavior – Fr. Z’s Blog
Top Myths About The Crusades & The Catholic Church #FakeHistory – Scott Smith, J.D., at All Roads Lead To Rome
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament Via Adorecast – Team Catholify
Vatican Director Of Communications Caught Messing With Wikipedia Entry Of Taylor Marshall – Fr. Z’s Blog
Correcting Fr. Martin. . .Yet Again, Again, Again – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Eucharist: An Examination of Conscience on Catechetics & Liturgical Practice – Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland
More NAB (New American Bible) Nonsense – Anthony M. Esolen, Ph.D., at The Catholic Thing
The Tibering Of The Idols, & The Cleansing Of The Temple – John Zmirak, Ph.D., at The Stream
Don’t See The Joker –  Alexi Sargeant at First Things
The Crisis Of Catholic Leadership – Dan Hitchens at National Review
Facing Fresh Charges Of Financial Scandal, All The Pope’s Men Strike Back – John L. Allen, Jr., at Crux
A “Deliberate Ambiguity” Stoked The Amazon Statue Controversy – Fr. Raymond J. de Souza at NC Register

Saint Of The Day Quote: Saint Anthony Mary Claret – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic
Reverence for Communion: Jesus’ Words Mean What He Says; Does Our ‘Amen’? – Msgr. Charles Pope at NC Register
The Priests We Need – Pete Socks at Catholic Stand
Seton Hall Silent on Allegations of Homosexual Subculture at Its Seminaries – Lauretta Brown at NC Register
Lessons From The Sixties: Selective Synodality & Princely Protests – Peter A. Kwasniewski, Ph.D., at New Liturgical Movement

Hospital Loan, Papal Foundation Controversy Land Vatican Bank in Regulatory Spotlight – Ed Condon, J.C.L., via NC Register
The Unprecedented Scale Of Anti-Christian Persecution In Asia – John Pontifex at Catholic Herald
Shepherds of Single States: The Challenges Bishops Face in Remote Locales – Jim Graves at NC Register
The Catholic Church’s Amazon Synod Is Flirting With Religious Syncretism – John Daniel Davidson at the Federalist
Cardinal Hummes Will Head The Committee To Pen The Amazon Synod’s Final Document – CNA via NC Register
It May Be Years Before Vatican Finances Are Truly Reformed – The Catholic Herald
Cardinal Turkson Says Ordination of Married Men May Get Further Study – Courtney Mares at CNA via NC Register

The Vatican Financial Information Authority Has Expressed Support For Its Suspended Director – Philip Pullella at Reuters


The Tossing Of Amazon Idols Into The Tiber, Wasn’t A ‘Stunt’ – Edward N. Peters, J.C.D., J.D.
Thoughts on the Tiber Tea Party – One Mad Mom
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament Via Adorecast – Team Catholify
Pachamama, Just a Symbol Or Also An Idol? – Antonio Varas via Edward Pentin’s Blog
A Radical Convert’s Take on the Amazon Synod – Amanda Evinger at National Catholic Register
The Idols in the Tiber, Following Vatican’s Neo-Pagan Amazon Synod – John Zmirak, Ph.D., at The Stream
How To Balance A Vow of Poverty & Fundraising – Brice Sokolowski at
Comfort Is Killing the Church – Kevin Wells at Crisis Magazine
5 Amazingly Catholic Ways to Celebrate Halloween – ChurchPOP
Behold, Christ! 10 Ways to Increase Belief in the Eucharistic Lord – Fr. Rog. J. Landry at National Catholic Register
Jeans: A Big Game-Changing Moment (Fashion For Catholics) – Meghan Ashley Styling
The Noble Pagan – Bradley J. Birzer, Ph.D., at The Imaginative Conservative
The Curse & Consequences Of Quietism – David Torkington at Catholic Stand
On the Splashing of Idols – Shane Schaetzel at Complete Christianity
My Final Conversation with My Dear Childhood Friend – Carrie Gress, Ph.D., via Theology of Home
Appeals Court Rules Against Little Sisters’ Exemption From HHS Mandate – Ch. Rousselle at CNA via NC Register

Byzantine Church To Mystery Martyr Unearthed Near Jerusalem – Patty Nieberg at AP via Houston Chronicle
Anti-Human Themes In Modern Environmentalism – Msgr. Charles Pope at Community in Mission
In My Darkest Moments, God Reveals His Mercy – Susan Skinner at Catholic Stand
Communications Official: Amazon Synod Final Report Is an ‘Instrument’ – H. Brockhaus at CNA via NC Register
The Faith to Surrender to His Will – Fr. Joseph Gill at Ignitum Today
Synod Father Proposes New Body to Unite Amazonian Countries – Edward Pentin at National Catholic Register
Pessimism, Optimism, Hope, & Change – Anthony S. Layne at Catholic Stand
The Bible is Not “Anti-Scientific,” as Skeptics Claim – Dave Armstrong at National Catholic Register
St. John Paul II’s Rapprochement With Science* – Robert Kurland, Ph.D., at The American Catholic

Report: Christianity May Disappear From Syria & Iraq—A Call For International Intervention – Z. Caldwell at Aleteia