St. Francis on Lent, Holy See-SSPX Talks Go Nowhere, Seeking Greater Serenity, and much more...

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Because Saint Francis of Assisi Spent Lent Like This Once - Frank Weathers, Why I Am Catholic

Henry Benedict Stuart Born, The Last Stuart Pretender - Stephanie A. Mann, Supremacy and Survival

Vatican 2.5 Goes Kerplop - Austin Ruse, The Catholic Thing

Bugnini’s Barricade - Nicholas Postgate Ph.D., The Latin Mass

Is Capital Punishment Pro-Life? - Tom Neven, First Things/First Thoughts

The Need for Universals - Dennis Buonafede, The Integrated Catholic Life™

Bishops Paul A. Zipfel and Samuel J. Aquila: Do Not Donate to Objectionable Groups - Catholic News Agency

On Seeking Greater Serenity - Monsignor Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington

Could Christ Have Sinned when Tempted by Satan? - Reginaldus, New Theological Movement

Protestant Craig Evans on Pope’s New Book: Best Book I’ve Read on Jesus in Years - Michael Barber, The Sacred Page

How to Convert - Eve Tushnet, InsideCatholic

Augustine’s Confessions: Getting Started - DarwinCatholic, The American Catholic


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Here’s Where You can Donate to Pacific Tsunami Emergency - Barbe Fraze, Catholic News Service

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President Donald Trump during his speech at a "Thank You" Tour rally held at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa.

President Trump: ‘Faith in God’ Helps Unite Nation

In an apparent reference to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and months of demonstrations and civil unrest across several U.S. cities over racial justice issues, Trump said that faith was an important support for civil and national unity.