St. Katharine of Aragon?, Christopher Dawson, Mantillas, Graham Greene, Cistercians, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

What’s a Primate??? - Giuseppe Ambrose, The Three Bs

Saint Katharine of Aragon: Patroness of Rome-Canterbury Unity? - The American Spectator

The Drama of Faith: Poets, Prophets and Actors - Mark Shea, Catholic Exchange

The Supreme Gift (John 14:13-21) - Father John Bartunek, Catholic Spiritual Direction

Christopher Dawson, RIP - Stephanie A. Mann, The English Reformation: Supremacy and Survival

Could We Re-Learn Respect & Modesty by Covering Our Heads at Mass? - Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald

Saint Thomas Becket and Three Plays - Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

Is Spiritual Direction Really For Everybody? - Reginaldus, The New Theological Movement

The Unsung Heroine Who Saved Graham Greene’s Life - Tim Butcher, The Telegraph

The Cistercians of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme are Formally Suppressed - Dylan Parry, A Reluctant Sinner

Monarchy and the American Constitution - John Médaille, Catholic Lane

Pro-Life Groups Call for Pepsi Boycott Over Aborted Fetal Cell Lines - The Peterson Sisters, Zeal

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The Earth is Not Our Mother

“The main point of Christianity was this: that Nature is not our mother: Nature is our sister. We can be proud of her beauty, since we have the same father; but she has no authority over us; we have to admire, but not to imitate.”—G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy