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Padre Pio & Christmas by Frank M. Rega -

When St. Francis Built the First Nativity – Dale M. Coulter, First Thoughts

Rhetorical Questions: In Defense of Pope Francis – Meghan Garcia, Ignitum Today

The Deeper Meaning of Christmas – Marcellino D’Ambrosio PhD, Catholic Exchange

What Did Pope Francis Say About Orthodox Church? – Byz Pulpit

The Promise & Fulfillment of Christmas - Fr. Robert Johansen, Crisis Magazine

St. John Vianney, Patron Saint of Bad Memories? – Jamey Brown, Catholic Stand

12 Songs of Christmas – Matthew Becklo, Aleteia

LiveScience Asked Me About Why We Believe – Stacy Trasancos PhD

The Story of the Magi in 12 Works of Art – H. H. Ambrose, Saint Peter's List

Darwinism Can Survive Without Teleology – Bob Drury, Catholic Stand

How Charles Dickens Accidentally Revived Christmas – Michael Durnan, Regina Magazine

There are Problems & Then There are, Well, Not Problems – Ryan Kraeger, Ignitum Today

O Magnum Mysterium, Frank La Rocca - Adam Bartlett, The Chant Café

Saint Athanasius: On the Incarnation – Donald R. McClarey JD, The American Catholic

The Impossible Reform of Catholic Universities – Dr. Jeff Mirus, On the Culture

What I Gleaned from Word on Fire’s New Evangelization Series – Seth Evangelho, Ignitum Today

Are Religious Teachings Fairy Tales? - Howard Kainz, Crisis Magazine

A Proclamation – Donald R. McClarey JD, The American Catholic

Why the Christmas Tree Is Christian – Michael Durnan, Aleteia

25 Days of. . ? – Matthew Higgins, Ignitum Today

The St. Nicholas Cantata – Ben, Two Catholic Men and a Blog

Solemn Benediction on Christmas Day at the London Oratory – Charles Cole, New Liturgical Movement

Buon Natale! Some Roman Nativity Scenes – Quartermaster of the Barque

What View of Nature Arises from Teleological Orientation to God? – James Chastek PhL, Just Thomism

Arguing With Catholics – Doug Beaumont, Soul Device

Female Deacons? Ain’t Gonna Happen Says Vaticano – Patrick Archbold, Creative Minority Report

Equations of Christmas: What Does “X” Really Mean? – Dr. Gary L. Welton, Catholic Lane

Quæritur: Bishop Jenky of Peoria Requests: Rogation Days? – Fr. Z’s Blog

Roman Holiday – George Weigel

The Gift - Scott P. Richert, Crisis Magazine

The “Word Became Man Among Men” – Fr. James V. Schall SJ, Aleteia

Frank Capra’s Forgotten Christmas Classic – Patrick Coffin, The Catholic World Report

The Nativity & Our Lives – Kathryn Jean Lopez

Not Happy with Cardinal Burke Out of Congregation for Bishops – Fr. Z's Blog

Do We Have Free Speech? – Paul Zummo, The American Catholic

Some Thoughts on Christmas & Easter Catholics – Randy Hain, Integrated Catholic Life™

White Trash & Christmas – God & Caesar

The Silent Night Monks – Connecticut Catholic Corner

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