New Bill Would Effectively Ban U.S. Catholic Adoption Agencies - Kevin J. Jones, EWTN News

Papa Bene on Prayer - Catholic Lane

. . .Saint Thomas Aquinas on prayer here. . .

Presenting What is Beautiful: The Joyful Duty of Catholic Education - Andrew Seeley

Prayer Beads and the Saint Bede the Venerable - Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Tornado Devastation: Traditional Catholic Family Loses Two Young Sons - David Werling, Ars Orandi

Quaeritur: What Do I Call a Friend About to be Ordained a Priest? - Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Apologetics Toolbox: Communion of Saints, Part II - Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

The Silent Apostasy - Father Simon Henry, Offerimus Tibi Domine

Liturgical No-No: Applause in The Mass - Brent Stubbs, Almost Not Catholic

Christian Counsellor’s Attempt to Cure Homosexual Man Was ‘Malpractice’ - Tim Ross, The Telegraph

Miley Cyrus Hates Rick Santorum, Hearts Same-Sex Nuptials - Jay Anderson, Pro Ecclesia

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