Joy in Suffering: The Kiss of Jesus, Why Cougars Scare Me, Regret Will Come Knocking, and Much More!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

Joy In Suffering: The Kiss of Jesus – Hannah, The Passionate Papist

Why Cougars Scare Me – Marc Barnes, Patheos/Bad Catholic

Leaked e-Mail Shows Media Campaign against U.S. Bishops by Kevin J. Jones of the Catholic News Agency - Big Pulpit

Regret Will Inevitably Come Knocking – Guest, Catholic Sistas

Thomas Jefferson’s Jesus – Paul Zummo, The American Catholic

Technology & Archaeology in the Holy Land – Thomas L. McDonald, Patheos/God & Machine

How the Church Converted the Pagan West; How We Can Do It Again – Diane Moczar, CatholiCity

Was Saint Paul a Celibate Catholic Priest? – Dr. Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Where the Bible Came From: The Catholic Church – Tribunus, Roman Christendom

How Will Gay ‘Marriage’ Hurt Us? Here’s How – Eric Mataxas, LifeSiteNews

1flesh.org: The Revolt Against Artificial Contraception – Brandon Vogt, BrandonVogt.com

EU: Gay Politicians Deeply Worried Over Civil Society – J. C. von Krempach JD, Turtle Bay and Beyond

Sitting on the Fence Over Bishop Müller’s Appointment – Fr. Tim Finigan, The Hermeneutic of Continuity

For the latest on the best punditry, analysis, and news in the Catholic blogosphere click on Big Pulpit.

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during his Angelus address August 30, 2020.

Pope Francis: The Path to Holiness Requires Spiritual Combat

Reflecting on Sunday’s Gospel, the pope said that “living a Christian life is not made up of dreams or beautiful aspirations, but of concrete commitments, in order to open ourselves ever more to God's will and to love for our brothers and sisters.”