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A Bad Pope Gets Elected ... and Then Causes the Reformation – Matt @ The Popecast at Today in Papal History +1

Chesterton and the Millennial Nun – Maggie Garnett at The Lamp Magazine +1

Pakistani Who Died Saving Catholics From Suicide Bomber Named Servant of God – Jacqueline Burkepile at ChurchPOP

The Organic Development of the Shape of the Chasuble – Shawn R. Tribe at Liturgical Arts Journal

Saint Joseph the Resourceful Man of God – Thomas McKenna at Catholic Stand

The Ukraine Mess – Father Jerry J. Pokorsky at Catholic World Report

Have America and Russia Switched Roles Since the 1980s? – Father David Nix at Pilgrim Priest

Faith and Safety: Balancing Faith and Reason? – Rory Fox at Catholic Stand

A DC Restaurant Barred Pro-Lifers; Why That Shouldn’t Shock Us - David Mills at Our Sunday Visitor

Exorcist Diary: Our Powerful Intercessors – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti at Catholic Spiritual Direction

Ratzinger and the Limits of Papal Power Over the Liturgy - Ælianus at A Scottish Catholic Blog

Season of Giving: Cardinal Wuerl Reportedly Donates Balance of $2 Million Fund - The Pillar

Want More Great Catholic News Links? Click Here! - Tito Edwards at Big Pulpit

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray testifies Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

FBI Investigation of Catholics, and Advent Reflections From a Former Muslim (Dec. 9)

A new report released this week details the extent of the FBI’s weaponization of law enforcement against traditional Catholics. Catholic News Agency staff writer Joe Bukuras brings us the latest about how far the FBI went in looking for possible domestic terrorists within traditional churches. Also, we hear the conversion story of Register blogger Zubair Simonson who wrote, ‘Advent Thoughts About Gaza and Israel, From a Muslim Who Became Catholic.’