How to Resist an Aggressive Secularism, Behind the Scenes at Vatican II, and Much More!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

How To Resist an Aggressive Secularism – Brandon Vogt, BrandonVogt.com

Behind the Scenes at Vatican II: Yves Congar Captures a Historic Moment by Kathy Schiffer of the Seasons of Grace blog – Big Pulpit

Coexisting with People who have Coexist Bumper Stickers – Jeffrey Miller, The Curt Jester

The Borrowed Baby – Rebecca Frech, Ignitum Today

Saints, Sinners, and the Perspective of Eternity – Carl E. Olson, Catholic World Report

Kipling and Brown Bess – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

Cardinal Cañizares: I Celebrate the E. F. Mass Because It is Normal to Do So – Fr. Z’s Blog

“My Worst Nightmare”: Falsely Accused Priest Rues Church Response – David Pierre, The Media Report

Islamic Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes Against Christians – Robert R. Reilly, The Catholic Thing

Pakistani Bishop: Politics and Media are Ignoring Violence Against Minorities – Alessio Schiesari, La Stampa/Vatican Insider

Vocation’s All I’ve Ever Wanted – J. Andrews, Prayer of St. Ephrem

Africans and Anglicans: A Catholic Anthropology for the Priesthood – Anthropology of Accord

Does Contraception Reduce the Abortion Rate? – Marc Barnes, Patheos/Bad Catholic

The Jewish Precedent for Latin Chant – Jeffrey A. Tucker, Crisis Magazine

A List of Traditional Latin Masses offered by Basilicas in Rome – Rorate Cæli

Fr. Reese of Georgetown Says Contraception Cheaper than Live Births – Matthew Archbold, The Cardinal Newman Society Blog/Campus Notes

This Explains Why the E. F. Mass is Not Allowed in Ireland – Mac McLernon, Mulier Fortis

The Deadly Legacy of a Dozen Years of Chemical Abortion – Randall K. O’Bannon, Catholic Lane

Mark Regnerus’s Sound Social Science – Matthew J. Franck, First Things/First Thoughts

Catholic Care Loses Its Five Year Legal Battle Against Homosexual Adoption – Catholic Herald

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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