Family Vacation: A Survivor’s Guide – Shiela, Catholic Sistas

Mother’s Plea: Why God Delays Answering My Prayers? – Fr. John Bartunek, Catholic Spiritual Direction

Obama Sends FBI After Jill Stanek’s Son Over Pro-Life Activities by Jill Stanek of LifeSiteNews – Big Pulpit

UK’s Christian Inheritance Missing from Olympic Opening Spectacle – Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald

Chick-fil-A, Same-Sex Marriage, and Tolerance - Big Pulpit

The Hobbit Is Officially A Trilogy – Patrick Archbold, Creative Minority Report

When NCB Meets NCG (Nice Catholic Girl) – Ryan Kraeger, Ignitum Today

The “Lundberry Cope” – Shawn Tribe, New Liturgical Movement

Ordained Baptist Becoming Catholic – Devin Rose, St. Joseph’s Vanguard

Abortion Advocate: Prayer is Hatred, ‘Threatening’ – Ben Johnson, LifeSiteNews

Msgr. Steenson Supports the Extraordinary Form – Fr. Z’s Blog

Catholic Capitalists Opposing Obamacare: A “Leaven at Work in the World” - The Motley Monk, The American Catholic

Problems with (Some) Catholic Social Thought – Robert Royal PhD, First Things/On the Square

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