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Saint John Bosco: Conquering Souls for Christ – Sean Fitzpatrick, Catholic Exchange

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Accusations Against Priests: The Need for More Justice and Psychological Science - Richard P. Fitzgibbons MD, Homiletic & Pastoral Review

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The Economics of Sex: The Advent of the Pill and the Decline of Marriage – ChurchPOP

The Rape Exception: Getting to the Roots of Abortion – Birgit Jones, Catholic Stand

La Civiltà Cattolica Isn’t Always Right and It’s a Jesuit Who Says So – Sandro Magister, Chiesa

A Look at the ‘Actual Mass’ of Vatican II: the 1965 Missal – Monsignor Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington City

Pope Francis on Womanhood, Motherhood, and Breeding 'Like Rabbits' - Meghan Goodwin, Truth and Charity Forum

University of Saint Thomas (Minnesota): Stick It In Your Ear! – The Motley Monk, The American Catholic

Innocuous But Uninspired Music At Mass? – Jeff Ostrowski, Views from the Choir Loft

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Nicaraguan police place Bishop Rolando José Álvarez under house arrest Aug. 4 at the diocesan chancery in Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

Nicaragua Needs More

EDITORIAL: Although the Vatican has offered a muted response, Pope Francis must do more to condemn human-rights abuses in Nicaragua before the Ortega regime exploits papal silence to justify its immoral actions.