Who Is Most Likely To Succeed Pope Francis? – Philip Lawler at Catholic Culture +1

Are You Getting The Sense That Scripture Is Literal? – David Kilby at Catholic Stand +1

5 Great Christmas Songs From Children’s Choirs – J.P. Mauro at Aleteia

Pray About The News – Fr. Scott Brossart, S.O.L.T., at Ignitum Today

The Symbolism Of The Altar Rail Or Communion Rail & Some Practical Suggestions – Fr. Z’s Blog

A Contemplative Las Posadas – Pete Socks at Catholic Stand

Terrence Malick’s A Hidden Life Is Filled With Deep & Challenging Treasures – Fr. Don Woznicki at The Catholic World Report

Synod Youth Star Cardinal Tagle Elevated To Prefect Role In Vatican – Rocco Palmo at Whispers in the Loggia

Sheen’s Beatification Postponement May Be A Dangerous Precedent For The Church – Michael R. Heinlein at Our Sunday Visitor

The Vatican’s Communist China Syndrome – Robert Royal, Ph.D., at The Catholic Thing

The Secret Knowledge Of Catholic Exorcists Compiled Into A New Book – uCatholic

Why Is The SPLC (Southern Poverty Law Center) Persecuting Good Catholics? – Jesse B. Russell at Crisis Magazine

Catholic Zionism – Gavin D’Costa at First Things

Archbishop Paglia’s Grave Error – Chad C. Pecknold, Ph.D., at Catholic Herald

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