Pope Urban and Non-Smokers, Bishops and Facebook, Saudi Arabia and Copts, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

Pope Urban: Patron of Nonsmokers? - Kathy Schiffer, Seasons of Grace

Do Bishops Use Facebook? - Steven Lawson, VirtuousPla.net

Egypt: Saudi Arabia Funding Attacks on Copts to Install Radical Islamic Regime - AsiaNews.it

Amid Unrest, Syria’s Christians Fear for Future - Andrea Kirk Assaf, Our Sunday Visitor

Why is Everyone Ignoring the Biggest Risk Factors in Breast Cancer? - Matthew Hanley, MercatorNet

Don’t Confuse the Common Good with Statism - Michael Novak, The Institute on Religion & Democracy

The Cruelty of Hedonism - Anthony Esolen, The Catholic Thing

Mandatory University Training Negatively Stereotypes Catholics - Thomas Peters, Catholic Vote/American Papist

The Secret Conspiracy at the BBC - Duane Mandible, Standing on my Head

Start with “Catholic” Politicians - Jay Boyd PhD, Philothea on Phire

President Obama Mocks Catholic Bishops: “Darn Tooting” - The American Catholic

Seven Prayers God Always Says No To - LarryD, Acts of the Apostasy

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