Cardinal DiNardo Chides Anti-Life Mandate, Exemption Too Narrow - Nancy Frazier O’Brien, Catholic News Service

Will China Buy Our Silence About Persecution of Catholics - Bishop Robert W. Finn, The Catholic Key Blog

Is Confession a Time for Spiritual Direction? - Father Ryan Erlenbush, New Theological Movement

Confession Time - Mundabor’s Blog

I Swear by Apollo, the Healer - Michael Cook, MercatorNet

New York Times Hails Priestesses For 2nd Week In a Row; HuffPo Fumbles - Dave Pierre,

New York Times and Catholics: Call to Journalistic Action - Terry Mattingly, Get Religion

A ‘Conscience Clause’ is Not Enough - Phil Lawler, the News

. . . Dr. Jeff Mirus: New Contraception Mandate: Wrong on Every Level . . .

Obama Admin: Fertility and Pregnancy = Disease - Leila, Little Catholic Bubble

Only in California? Don’t Bet on It - Marybeth Hicks, Catholic Lane

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