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Building the New Rome - John Jalsevac, Crisis Magazine

Defending the Deuterocanon, Book by Book – Joe Heschmeyer, Shameless Popery

Does the Church Need More Excommunications? – William Doino, First Things/First Thoughts

Buying a Cookie at Whole Foods: The Story of an Epic Voyage by Jennifer Fulwiler of the Conversion Diary blog – Big Pulpit

Two Americans Will Play Key Roles at Vatican – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture/On the News

How Universities Helped Transform the Medieval World – Davide Cantoni and Noam Yuchtman, Vox

Saint John and Paul: Martyrs for Our Time in History – Dr. Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Altar Cards for Other Western Uses – Shawn Tribe, New Liturgical Movement

Freedom of Religion and the Fog of Culture War - Francis J. Beckwith, The Catholic Thing

Book Review: Fr. Robert Sirico’s Defending the Free Market – Stephen Kokx, Catholic Vote

Religious Freedom and the New Orthodoxy – Philip Tartaglia, Public Discourse

Reasons to Homeschool: Canadian Edition – Mark Shea, Patheos/Catholic & Enjoying It!

Third Century Bronze Medallion of Saints Peter & Paul – Deacon Paul O. Iacono, Fra Angelico Institute for the Sacred Arts

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