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A Priest Explains Why the Church Is In Decline, The Doomed Feminism of Emma Watson, and More Links!

A Priest Explains the Hard Truth About Why the Church Is In Decline - Fr. Bill Peckman, ChurchPop The Doomed (an

Fr. Hardon Teaches Families to Fight for Survival

“Where the Christian family — the Catholic Christian Family — is strong, the Catholic Church is strong.” —Servant of God Fr. John Hardon Out here in rural North Dakota during calving season, ranchers are on the look out for two things – bad...

Remembering the First and Last American Officers to Die in World War I

Memorial Day remember so many killed in the nation’s wars. On this 100th anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I on April 6, 1917, we can remember two men in that conflict — the first and the last American officers to die...

A Word to Those Being Confirmed

One of the greatest privileges I have as a bishop is the opportunity to preside at the sacrament of Confirmation. A drawback, however, is that I am obligated to conduct over forty Confirmations in roughly a two month period—which means that I...

The Big Lie of Transgender Ideology, Ugly Churches are Bad for Our Souls, and Many More Great Links!

The Big Lie of Transgender Ideology – Joe Bissonnette, Crisis Magazine Churches Should Be Beautiful Because Ugly Churches are Bad for Our Souls

Blessed Margaret Pole: Catholic England’s Royal Martyr

You never know what you’ll find when you go hunting around old churches. In 1876, a restoration crew was at work in the Tower of London’s appropriately named Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula (St. Peter in Chains). In the crypt, where so many...

The Advent of the Artificial Womb

Quietly, without much fanfare, a nuclear bomb was dropped upon the world a month ago. Not an actual mechanical explosive, device but rather an invention with by far more destructive power than a mere nuclear weapon. Apparently, researchers at...

Walsingham's Quiet Beauty, When Art Came to the Rescue, The Swiss Guard, Babel, and More Links!

Walsingham’s Quiet Beauty Makes It the Ideal Shrine for England – Fr. Matthew Pittam, Catholic Herald When Art Came t

Papal Succession: Biblical and Logical Arguments

Jesus built His Church upon Peter (Matthew 16:9). Most Christians agree that St. Peter was the leader of the early Church and the disciples: whether they believe he was a “pope” or not. It stands to reason, then, that there would continue to be a...

There is Still No Patron Saint for Pizza

I thought I’d hit the hagiography lottery—a saint I could promote as the patron of pizza. Her name made her the obvious choice: St. Mary Mozzarella. Sad to say, my memory had a typo. Her name is Mazzarello. I’ve been studying saints, and by...