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God’s Gift of Girlfriends - Mary Walker, Truth & Charity

Until Death Do Us Part: A Conversion & Love Story - Patti Maguire Armstrong

Book Review: Style, Sex, & Substance - Bonnie Engstrom, Ignitum Today

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You Had Better Be Careful About What You Ask For In Prayer - The Motley Monk, The American Catholic

SNAP, The Catholic League, Cardinal Dolan & Fair Treatment - Fr. Z’s Blog

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The Ninth Station: Jesus Falls for the Third Time - Joe Heschmeyer, Shameless Popery

Can People of Non-Christian Religions Go to Heaven? - Fr. John Bartunek, Catholic Spiritual Direction

European Union Funding of Abortion Giants Exposed by Europe Dignity Watch - Steffano Gennarini JD, Turtle Bay and Beyond

Celebrating the Hookup Culture at the University of Michigan - Teresa Tomeo, Our Sunday Visitor

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The Earth is Not Our Mother

“The main point of Christianity was this: that Nature is not our mother: Nature is our sister. We can be proud of her beauty, since we have the same father; but she has no authority over us; we have to admire, but not to imitate.”—G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy