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Five Beautiful Pro-Life Trends by Nancy Flanders of the Life News website – Big ulpit

Ostia Antica: St. Augustine’s Home Town – Kathy Schiffer, Seasons of Grace

What Is Catholic Social Justice? – Louie Verrecchio, Catholic Lane

Jane Austen and the Best of England – Joseph Pearce, StAR/Ink Desk

Papa Bene Helps Finance Restoration of St. Augustine Basilica in Algeria – Dylan Parry, A Reluctant Sinner

Behavioral Fatalism – Sardonicus, Sardonic Ex Curia

My NFP Chart Knows Me Better – Amanda Mortus, Ignitum Today

Gerald Manley Hopkins, Poetry, and Overcoming Utilitarian Views of Art & Beauty – Anthony Distefano, Catholic Phoenix

Seven Strategies to Build a Strong Work Ethic in Your Kids – Barbara Curtis,

My Vocation Story - Fr. John Riccardo, Catholic News and Inspiration

The Party of Death in Convention Assembled - Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

Good God/Bad God – Kevin O’Brien, Waiting for Godot to Leave

Ten Reasons to Use Natural Family Planning – Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, California Catholic Daily

A Scientific Explanation of How Jesus Walked on Water – Quodcumque Dixerit

Our Neurotic Fear of Suffering – Wesley J. Smith, First Things/On the Square

Hopes and Uncertainties of Pope Benedict’s Lebanon Visit – Andrea Tornielli, La Stampa/Vatican Insider

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