Catholic Colleges Make the Grade with U.S. News & World Report – The Cardinal Newman Society Blog/Campus Notes

Black and White or Simply Shades of Grey? – Rebekah Durham Hart, Integrated Catholic Life™

In Defense of Covering Catholic Churches With All Sorts of Gold – Marc Barnes, Patheos/Bad Catholic

Must I be of a Particular State in Faith to Receive the Gift of Contemplation? – Catholic Spiritual Direction

Yes to Family, No to Marriage – Katherine Infantine, First Things/First Thoughts

FX TV Network Attacks Nuns by Matthew Archbold of the Creative Minority Report interwebzite – Big ulpit

A Father’s Postabortion Journey – Infinite Grace, Postabortion Journey Walk With Me

Apples and Algebra: First Comes the Love. . . - Nic Davidson, Ignitum Today

Who are the Certain Saints Mentioned in Mass – Dr. Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

To Whom Are We Opening Ourselves? – Meg Matenaer,

We Have No King But Caesar: On Catholic Faith and Public Life – Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFM Cap., Catholic News Agency

Civil Disobedience and Health Care – Dr. Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture/On the Culture

Christian Company Fined $1.3 Million-a-Day Unless Obamacare Repealed – Thomas Peters, Catholic Vote/American Papist

Exclusion in an Era of Politically Correct Inclusion – Mark Pickup, Catholic Lane

The Children of Lamech – Micah Murphy, Truth & Charity

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