THVRSDAY EDITION

EVENING UPDATE:
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland

MORNING ISSUE:
The Dark Side of Luther – by Steve Wood – Steve Ray at Defenders of the Catholic Faith
Fakebook Blocking Or Deleting Live-Streamed Catholic Masses – Fr. Z’s Blog
What’s Wrong With the Singleness Obsession? – Cecily Lowe at Catholic Stand
Seven Catholic Authors to Read While Social Distancing – Stephen Beale at Catholic Exchange
Is the Coronavirus ‘Nature’s Revenge’? – John Zmirak, Ph.D., at The Stream
The Shepherds the Church Needs Now – Janet E. Smith at National Catholic Register
“Wittenberg” In Synodal Slow Motion – George Weigel at First Things
Virginia Governor Makes Attending Church Criminal Offense Amid Pandemic – CNA via Nwsmn
Art for the Domestic Church from Daniel Mitsui – Shawn R. Tribe at Liturgical Arts Journal
On Tolkien’s “Fairy Stories” – Nayeli Riano at The Imaginative Conservative
Despite Age & Lung Condition, Pp. Francis Continues to Meet People – Ed Pentin at NC Register
Lima Parish Hosts Rooftop Holy Hour for Neighbors Confined to Home – CNA via The CWR
Notes from a Week of Quarantine – Paul Kniaz at Catholic Stand
As Church’s Expands Online Footprint During Virus, So Does Pornography – Elise A. Allen at Crux
Sickness & Silver Crown: How St Louis Univ Survived 1849 Epidemic – Joe Slama at CNA
Her Most Chaste Spouse – Fr. Boniface Hicks, O.S.B., at Catholic Spiritual Direction
Mass Appeal: The Floral Midi Easter Dress (Catholic Fashion Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
The Christian Background to Communist China’s Best Hospitals – William Huang at Mercatornet
Blossom Like the Lily – Erin Cain at Ignitum Today
Age Discrimination & Rationing During Coronavirus Crisis – A. DeSanctis at National Review
How to Fundraise During the Covid-19 Pandemic – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
Pope Francis Condemns Abortion: “Every Human Life Has Value” – Micaiah Bilger at Life News
Christ on the Mount of Olives: Beethoven’s Passion Oratorio – M. De Sapio at The Imaginative. . .
Baptism as Resurrection: Readings for 5th Sun. of Lent Explained – The Sacred Page

THE SAMIZDAT HERALD:
Coronavirus Chronology: The CCP Is Responsible, Here is the Evidence – Massimo Introvigne
Oxford-Based Gp Stops Using WHO Data of Coronavirus Reporting, Citing Errors – Jon Miltimore
Airlines Shouldn’t Be Given Better Bailouts Than Small Businesses – G. Boorman at The Fdrlst

POLITICS:
Globalism is Dead – Long Live Patriotism – Shane Schaetzel at Complete Christianity
A New Fusionism – R.R. Reno at First Things

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
Rome: Famous 1522 Plague Procession Crucifix Moved to St. Peter’s – Fr. Z’s Blog
Covid-19 & the New Death Calculus – John Waters at First Things
A Prayer to the Virgin in the Time of Contagion – Marcia Segelstein at National Catholic Register
Ethicists, Lawyers See Dangers in Rationing of Scarce Health Resources – Catholic News Service
Cardinal Cupich: Chicago Church Bells Toll for Those Affected by Virus – Vatican News
Catholic Charities Continue to Serve Amid Coronavirus Threat in US – Peter Jesserer Smith

LENT:
“All of Creation Rejoiceth in Thee”: A Byzantine Hymn to Mary for Lent – G. DiPippo at Nw Lt Mv

Announcement(s):
Ordinariate Becomes 14th U.S. ‘Restored Order’ Diocese – Peter Jesserer Smith at NC Register
Bishop Steven Raica to Follow Bishop Baker as Head of Birmingham Diocese – CNA via The CWR
Vatican Updates Guidelines for Holy Week Liturgies During Coronavirus – CNA via Newsman
CDF Decree: New Saints for the Extraordinary Form (TLM) Liturgical Calendar – Fr. Z’s Blog
Welcome to the TheSacredPage.com 2.0 – Michael Barber, Ph.D., at The Sacred Page
CDF Decree: New Prefaces for the Extraordinary Form (TLM) Liturgical Calendar – Fr. Z’s Blog
Our First Catholic VR Meetup Is Happening This Saturday! – ChurchPOP

Video(s):
My Online Course on JP2 on Suffering in Christ – Dawn Eden Goldstein, S.Th.D.
Bishop Lopes at our Toronto Conference – Ch. Mahon at Anglicanorum Cœtibus Society Blog

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