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The Curious Case of the Protestant Bible, The Rise of Late Vocations, Immigration, and More Links!

The Curious Case of the Protestant Bible - Joe Heschmeyer, Catholic Answers Magazine+++ The Rise of Late Vocations i

Powerful Brown Scapular and Its Perennial Promises

There’s a picture of a young Karol Wojtyla as a factory worker posing with a friend during a work break. He is wearing a big smile and a very visible Brown Scapular. As Pope John Paul II, he recalled how he wore his Scapular from about age 10. ...

What Would A Justice Kavanaugh Mean for Catholic Education?

The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Justice has ignited storms of protests from the left, mostly centered around the issue of abortion. But another issue promises to be the focus of some harsh questioning in the near...

Swearing and Sharing the Faith Don't Mix Very Well!

Christians have engaged in a very old debate that has to do with being in the world without being of the world. I submit that the biblical view makes a very stark distinction. It's not “fuzzy” or ambiguous at all. Hebrews 12:2 in the J. B....

An Idiosyncratic Guide to Papally-Minimalist Catholicism, Tyrannies Borne of Lust, and More Links!

An Idiosyncratic Guide to Papally-Minimalist, Free-Market Catholicism - Leroy Huizenga, Ph.D., The Catholic World Report+++ Old & New Tyra

What Does it REALLY Mean to be ‘Pro‑Life’?

Within the last week, the term “pro-life” has come under crossfire from two Catholic writers coming from almost diametrically opposed perspectives. “The Pro-Life Movement Has Lost,” writes Rebecca Bratten Weiss at Patheos, while at...

Humanae Vitae and Divine Providence

The Gospel for the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 15) speaks of Jesus sending His Apostles out on a mission. It sounds a lot like what happens in seminaries in May or June: here are your “pastoral assignments” for the summer. X is going...

An Amazing Explanation for the Eucharist, New Priests Celebrate Ordination with Cool Dance and More!

Saint Gregory of Nyssa’s Amazing Explanation for the Eucharist - Stephen Beale, Catholic Exchange+++ Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Michelangelo's Hilarious Love Poetry

Michelangelo was quite a talented fellow! I mean, the Pietà! The statue of David! The Sistine Chapel! The acclaimed sculptor, artist and architect was considered a master by his Renaissance peers; and his reputation has continued to the present...

The Problem of the Stable and the Palace

Some time ago Pope Francis turned up to celebrate Mass wearing vestments that were modernistic, tie-dye looking affairs. Catholics with taste for finer things tut-tutted and have spoken in generally disapproving ways of the pope’s sartorial taste...