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| Posted 12/7/12 at 4:01 AM


The Real St. Nicholas: Not Fat and Not Very Jolly Either – Msgr. Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington

In Praise of the Modern Atheist – Colin Gormley, Ignitum Today

Yes, Virginia, There Was A Santa Claus – Nicholas Frankovich, First Things/On The Square

The Secret Society of St. Nick – Rebecca Frech, Shoved to Them

Civil Society is Solidarity’s Natural Home – Stephen White, Catholic Vote

Vatican Office to Launch Pope Smartphone App – Catholic News Agency

Get Ready to Celebrate St. Lucia’s Day! – Catholic Sistas

Messianic Prophecies: Malachi 3:1-5 – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

Pope’s Latest Motu Proprio Signals an End to Dissent in the Church – Dylan Parry, A Reluctant Sinner

What if the Other Spouse Doesn’t Want the Annulment? – Cathy Caridi JCL, Canon Law Made Easy

Misquoting Newman – William Oddie, Catholic Herald

The Magnificat Year of Faith Companion eBook – Thomas L. McDonald, Patheos/God and the Machine

Swiss Guards Launch Christmas CD – Richard Collins, Linen on the Hedgerow

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens – Sean Fitzpatrick, Crisis Magazine

The Bishops Promoting Fasting? Only if You’re a Muslim! – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita

St. Nicholas, Russian (Orthodox) Statuette – David Clayton, New Liturgical Movement

What I Didn’t Say About Christ the King – Fr. Dw. Longenecker, Patheos/Standing on my Head

“You Have But One Teacher” – Kathleen Pluth, The Chant Café

“I Wasn’t Trying To Show Off For The Ladies,” – Joseph Fromm, Good Jesuit Bad Jesuit

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