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Why are There Two Creation Stories in the Bible? – Monsignor Charles Pope at Our Sunday Visitor

Rood Screens – A Treasure To Be Shared

Two Simple Keys for Joyful Gardening – Emily Malloy at Theology of Home Blog

Let’s Not Settle For a Stunted Christian Life – Melanie Jean Juneau at Catholic Stand

Making Good Use of God’s Graces – Father Cajetan Mary da Bergamo at Tan·Direction

It’s Going to Take More Than Body Positivity and Fat-Shaming to Recover Feminine Beauty – Auguste Meyrat at Crisis Magazine

When You’re Too Tired To Hope – Jocelyn Soriano at Ignitum Today

Four Things Every Wedding Homily Should Include – Tom Hoopes at Aleteia

How to Persuade Someone to Donate to Your Catholic Apostolate – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net

The Gateway to Abuse: How Pornography Destroys Relationships – Jenny DuBay at Missio Dei

Arizona: Abortion Pill Rescue Network – Fr. Z’s Blog

Why is the First Commandment First? – Hunter Leonard at Catholic Stand

Worship Spaces vs. Liturgical Dwellings: Church Architecture’s Subtle Language – Peter A. Kwasniewski, Ph.D., at New Liturgical Movement

MJC Reacts to ‘Liberal Catholics’ Article – Michael Joseph Carzon at Catholic365

When the Party Replaces the Sacrament – Philip Lawler at Catholic Culture

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

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House Expected to Pass ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ on Thursday

The bill, which would repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and recognize same-sex marriages on a federal level, has drawn criticism from Catholic leaders for not providing strong enough protections for those who believe marriage is between one man and one woman — a belief in line with Church teaching.