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Does God Answer Prayer? – Bart Schuchts, Catholic Stand

We, the Church, are the Maccabees of the 21st Century – Fr. Edward Looney, Catholic Exchange

Dominican Rite Calendar for 2017 Available – Fr. Augustine Thompson O.P., New Liturgical Movement

Why Do Catholics Honor the Saints, Mary, and Jesus with Statues and Paintings? – Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh, Truth and Charity Forum

The Forgotten History of Anti-Catholic Riots – Ann Casey, Catholic Stand

With Crippling Fines Still Looming, Little Sisters Serve ‘One Soul at a Time’ – Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency

Why I’m Catholic: Sola Scriptura Isn’t Historical, Part I – Kenneth Hensley, Catholic Answers

British Columbia’s Highest Court Upholds Religious Freedom – Catholic News Agency

Pope Francis’ Reform: How Will the New Dicasteries be Designed? – Andrea Gagliarducci, Monday Vatican

Ecosexuals Gather to Have Sex with the Earth – Matthew Archbold, Creative Minority Report

Interview with Cardinal Burke about Their Plea to Pope Francis “Seeking Clarity” – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog

Won’t Somebody Please Rescue Poor Tradinistas Slaving Away as Baristas? - William M. Briggs Ph.D., The Stream

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