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The Next Pope: Twelve Cardinals to Watch by Father Dwight Longenecker of Standing on my Head -

Down the Rabbit Hole: On the Virtue of Prudent Speech - Mark Nowakowski, One Peter 5

How To Handle Those Mixed Feelings about Pope Francis's Remarks - Anabelle Hazard, Catholic Stand

The Didache Bible Is Here - Doctor Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture

Troubling Developments in the ‘Divorce Debate’ by Monsignor Charles Pope of the Archdiocese of Washington City -

Many Have Reduced Love to Kindness and Kindness to Affirmation – Monsignor Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington City

Cardinal O’Malley, March for Life, and Cognitive Dissonance - Donald R. McClarey JD, The American Catholic

Will a Future Pope Be Forced to Flee Rome? – William Kilpatrick, The Cthlc World Report

Against Those Who Call Religious Art Idolatry – Matthew Heinrich, Ignitum Today

Polite Fascism in New Jersey: The Logic of State ‘License’ to Have Kids – Matthew J. Franck, First Things

Ask Yourself: Would Jesus Abort a Child? – Matthew James Christoff, The New eMangelization

Salt of the Earth: Did Jesus Mean to Lay Waste to the Land? – Peter J. Leithart, First Things

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Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Joseph Cordileone attends the mass and imposition of the Pallium upon the new metropolitan archbishops held by Pope Francis for the Solemnity of Saint Peter and Paul at Vatican Basilica on June 29, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican.

A New Era?

A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco has a profound understanding of what the U.S. bishops have called the preeminent issue of our time, and his stand is courageous.