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Dots To Connect: Rise Of Anti-Catholic Violence; A Tale Of Two Georges; Cardinal Pell; And More!

By Tito Edwards | Dots To Connect: Rise Of Anti-Catholic Violence ☩ Fr. Z's Blog +1 A Tale Of Two Georges ☩ George Weigel at The Catholic World Report +1 Your Closet: More Chant Less Chaos ☩ Meghan...

The Western Intellectual Tradition Down Under

By Justin McClain | Given that I am captivated by the Western intellectual tradition, especially as transmitted by Catholic educational institutions that further the liberal arts, I am gratified to have been able to interview...

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Doors: Peter Kreeft Points to the Good, True and Beautiful

By Timothy D. Lusch | Doors in the Walls of the World Signs of Transcendence in the Human Story By Peter Kreeft Ignatius, 2018 127 pages, $15.95 To order: ignatius.com or (800) 651-1531   In C.S....

Despite Challenges, US Home Schooling Grows and Gains Acceptance

By Susan Klemond | Expressing support for a German family who recently suffered another setback in their ongoing effort to home-school in their country, U.S. home-schooling parents and leaders say that...

The Problem of Evil: Actually, It’s Complicated

By Steven D. Greydanus | “God had to take her,” says a grieving father at a bereavement support group in the 2010 film Rabbit Hole, starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart. “He needed...

The Danger of Conflating Sexual Abuse With Abuse of Power

By Father Raymond J. de Souza | The organizers of the recent sexual-abuse summit at the Vatican expressed satisfaction that the unprecedented meeting of bishops from around the world...

More Churches, More Flourishing: The Secret To Success In America; Anti-Catholic Bigotry; and More!

By Tito Edwards | More Churches, More Flourishing: The Secret To Success In Middle America ☩ Joseph Sunde at Acton Institute Powerblog +1 177 There’s Nothing New About Anti-Catholic Bigotry ☩ Joanna...

Pray This Psalm To Make Confession More Heartfelt, Pastoral Guide To Receiving Communion, And More!

By Tito Edwards | Pray This Psalm to Make Your Confession More Heartfelt ☩ Philip Kosloski at Aleteia +1 A Pastoral Guide to Receiving Communion ☩ Fr. Jerry J. Pokorsky at Crisis Magazine +1 A Short...

Producing Good Fruit Involves Cooperating With the Grace of Jesus

By Father Jordan Schmidt, OP | Sunday, March 24, is the Third Sunday of Lent (Year C). Mass Readings: Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15; Psalm 103:1-4, 6-8, 11; 1 Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12; Luke...

Special Catholics: Parishioners With Down Syndrome Bless the Church With Their Gifts

By Susan Klemond | Whether Jimmy Alverado is running the sacristy, helping to train altar servers or having a say in other parish matters, he’s well-known at St. Francis of Assisi in East Palo Alto,...