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The Best in Catholic Blogging

The Costs of Taking Conscience - Michael Fragoso, Public Discourse

Who was the First Disciple of Jesus? - Fr. Ryan Erlenbush, New Theological Movement

Cloistered Nun & Former Actress to Tell Story of Hollywood & Faith - Kevin J. Jones, Cthlc News Agency

Books for Christmas - George Weigel, Crisis Magazine

Prophecies Fulfilled - Fr. John Bartunek, Catholic Spiritual Direction

What would Jesus Occupy? - Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop

Some advice from Lech Walesa for Occupy Wall Street - The Motley Monk, The American Catholic

Struggle for Holiness: My Year with St. Therese of Lisieux - Heather King, Dappled Things

St. Joseph is Waiting, Too - Jay Boyd PhD, Philothea on Phire

The Ku Klux Klan and American Anti-Catholicism - George J. Marlin, The Catholic Thing

Forgotten Holocausts of Catholics - D.A. Davis, New Oxford Review

The War on Religious Liberty by “Catholics” - Tom Crowe, Catholic Vote

Card. Burke: We’re Well on the Way to Christian Persecution in US - John-Henry Westen, Life Site News

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