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The Best in Catholic Blogging

Strange Gods Before Me: Do Catholics Worship Saints and Statues? – Cynthia Trainque, Catholic Exchange

A Defense of Beauty and Excellence from the Classical Tradition – Paul Krause, Crisis Magazine

The Priestly Character of Ad Orientem Worship – Zachary Thomas, New Liturgical Movement

How to Survive — and Thrive — After a Change in Pastors - Brian Fraga, OSV Newsweekly

Mounting Criticism of Pope’s Silence on Venezuelan Crisis – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture

On Praying to an Abstract God or I Disagree with Your Religion – Fr. James V. Schall S.J., The Catholic Thing

Where Is “Eternal Security” in the Bible? Hint: Nowhere – Leila Miller, Catholic Answers Magazine

6 Times My 8 Year Old Said More Catholic Things Than Nancy Pelosi – Laura Hensley, epicPew

5 Simple Ways a Catholic Can Help a Protestant Friend Feel Comfortable at Mass – Lorelei Savaryn, ChurchPop

How a Catholic American is Thriving in Secular France – Brice Sokolowski,

It’s No Surprise that Pope Benedict XVI is Praising Robert Cardinal Sarah, the Two Enjoy a Rare Spiritual Kinship – Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald

How Having Faith Can Help You Find True Love – Andrew and Annett Guerra, Catholic Stand

Catholics: Once Again, the True Progressives – Tom Hoopes, Aleteia

Archdiocese of Denver Restores Order of the Sacraments of Initiation – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog

Recent Amoris Lætitia “Seeking Clarity” Conference Still Shows Growing Laity Confusion – Alberto Cosa, The Catholic World Report

Brick by Brick in Victoria, Canada – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog

Solitude Among Millions – Sean Morrisroe, Catholic Stand

Shock! Horror! Arghhh! Overpopulation! – Marcus Roberts, Mercatornet

Menorah Exhibit in Rome Underlines Positive Catholic-Jewish Relations – Hannah Brockhaus, Catholic News Agency

Did You Know Tolkien’s Dwarves were Derived from Norse Mythology? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia

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