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The New Carmel in Wyoming: the Monks of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel – John Paul Sonnen at Liturgical Arts Journal +1

These Gorgeous Catholic Retreat Centers are Open This Summer – Zelda Caldwell at Aleteia +1 

Pope Saint Gregory the Great and the Devastation of Roman Italy by the Lombards – Florentius at Gloria Romanorum

Jesus Defeated Death, He Didn’t Remove Suffering – Jason Craig at Those Catholic Men

At Lourdes I Found Heaven – Suzie Andres at Catholic Exchange

Four Life Lessons from the Church All Catholics Need for Spiritual Nourishment – ChurchPOP

On Salt and Preservation – Beth Casteel at Dappled Things

The Vice of Anger – Father Christopher Pietrazsko at Ignitum Today

A Transforming Vision – James Patrick Reid at The Catholic Thing

Thank You, Holy Spirit – Carol Monaco at Catholic Stand

The Five Sacred Wounds – Joseph Pio at Catholic Restoration

Notre Dame Seminary Celebrates Ordinariate Mass of the Five Wounds – Deacon Thomas Kennedy at Anglicanorum Cœtibus Society Blog

Rise in Homelessness, Catholic Shelters Work Overtime to Keep People Safe – Brian Fraga at Our Sunday Visitor

Tradition, Custom and Continuity of the Faith – Anthony S. Layne at Catholic Stand

Saint Scholastica – Joseph Pio at Catholic Restoration

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U.S. Bishops Vote on Pro-Abortion Politicians (June 19)

The U.S. Bishops met in a virtual assembly this week. The center of debate was “Eucharistic coherence” — how to respond to declining belief in the Eucharist on one hand and how to handle Catholics in public life like President Biden who promote abortion and transgenderism in laws contrary to what the Church teaches. Register Washington Correspondent Lauretta Brown covered the conference and gives us a wrap on Register Radio. Also, the Supreme Court just decided unanimously that the City of Philadelphia can’t force Catholic foster care agencies to place children in same-sex households. EWTN News legal analyst Andrea Picciotti-Bayer provides an overview.