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Who Will be the Next Pope? – Andrea Gagliarducci at Monday Vatican

The Top 10 Strangest Catholic Relics, Including Our Lady’s Breastmilk - Jacqueline Burkepile at ChurchPOP

What Exactly is an “Opening Virgin” in Sacred Art? – V. M. Traverso at Aleteia

Viewing God and the World He Created - Maurice Williams at Catholic Stand

The Rise of the Occult, Most Priests are Unequipped – Charles D. Fraune at Slaying Dragons Blog

Faith is Neither Gullible Nor Hard of Heart: Part I and Part II – James Harris at Catholic Stand

The Archconfraternity of the Holy Face: Why Should One Join? – Father Lawrence Carney at Tan·Direction

How can Catholics Navigate the Crises in the Church and Society? - Paul Senz at The Catholic World Report

Has Pope Francis Completed His Reforms? – Andrea Gagliarducci at Monday Vatican

Scandal? Canons Regular of the Immaculate Conception in California – The Pillar

The Church and Its Tax-Exemption - Sean Fitzpatrick at Crisis Magazine

Pope Francis Says That Lace Is Against the Council and the Church – Father John Zuhlsdorf at Fr. Z’s Blog

Pope Francis, Archbishop Gómez, and the America Faithful – Steve Ray at Defenders of the Catholic Faith

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

Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno died shielding a fellow Marine. He died from 27 bullet wounds.

Sainthood Cause for Father Vincent Capodanno Sees Setback

The ‘Grunt Padre’ died on a Vietnam battlefield as a military chaplain to U.S. Marines. Theological consultants recently voted to recommend to Vatican dicastery that the cause be suspended. But supporters remain hopeful that an appeal will resume the efforts.