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Cardinal Castigates Catalan Over Nationalism, How Nazi Secularism Crushed Ordinary Germans and More!

Antonio Cardinal Cañizares Llovera to Catalan: Nationalism is an Act of ‘Sedition, Fraud, and Betrayal’ - Catholic News Service via Catholic Herald

Glimpse of Satans Playbook, Help the Iraqi Christians, Evangelization and Social Justice, and More!

A Glimpse of Satan’s Playbook – Allison Low, Catholic Stand This is a Crucial Moment for Iraqi Christians;

The Three Pitfalls of Arguing Online, What Actually Were the Crusades, Are You Confused, and More!

The Three Pitfalls of Arguing Online – Trent Horn, Catholic Answers Magazine What Actually Were the Crusades? 6 Things You Might Be Getting Wrong – ChurchPop

Saint Philip Howard and His Dog

In a 19th century engraving (above), Sir Philip Howard, the 20th Earl of Arundel, leans against the wall above a fireplace. He has just inscribed the words “Quanto plus afflictionis pro Christo in saeculo, tanto plus gloriae cum Christo in...

A Glimpse at Life in 6 Traditional Religious Communities

While overall the numbers of women religious have declined dramatically in the years since Vatican II (1962-65), some traditional communities, while relatively small, have done well for vocations.  I spoke with six women religious in traditional...

Giving Generously in Motherhood Will Not Leave You Empty

I first read The Awakening by American author Kate Chopin my junior year of high school. It was assigned reading in my class on American history and literature at my all girls Catholic high school. It was a kind of shocking read about a woman in...

50 Years Ago This Month, Abortion Became Legal in Great Britain

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act in Britain. A number of pro-life groups have planned peaceful events to mark this anniversary. Pro-life events in the U.K. have always been much lower key and more...

Why the Light of Purity is Needed to See the Mystery of Sex

The following essay was excerpted from Dietrich von Hildebrand’s In Defense of Purity, which first appeared in 1927 and was released in a new English edition on Oct. 17, 2017. The new edition features a new foreword by Alice von

Hollywood is Full of Booming Gongs and Clashing Cymbals

Harvey Weinstein is a problem. But he's not THE problem. It goes far deeper. We all know that Harvey Weinstein is a symptom of a diseased culture. I enjoy going to the movies but I've noticed something disturbing in recent years. It's hit me a...

The Science of Miracles, Mortification and Self-denial, Catholicism and Order, and More Great Links!

The Science of Miracles from Fatima to the Eucharist – Bob Kurland Ph.D., Aleteia Mortification and Self-denial – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction