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Some Catholic Preliminaries to the Presidential Campaign by Father C. John McCloskey of The Catholic Thing - Big Pulpit

Pope Francis: Never Surrender Religious Freedom - Andrea Gagliarducci, Monday Vatican

Little Man You’re Crying: Fatherless Baltimore Rioters Without Loving Families – Marsh Fightlin, Catholic Stand

Unholy Battle to Denounce or Exploit Pope Francis’s Environmental Encyclical – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture

Opposing the Sexual Revolution Requires Freedom – Matt Bowman, Crisis Magazine

A Charismatic Comes Home: The Conversion Story of Kevin Stephenson – The Coming Home Network International

Beauty and the New Evangelization Online Courses – David Clayton, The Way of Beauty

How to Destroy Your Local Bookstore – Joe Carter, Acton Institute

Secrets of Fatima ‘Lift Veil’ on Anti-Christian Persecution – Laura Ieraci, Catholic Herald Magazine

The New York Times Writer, David Brooks; Is He Converting to the Catholic Church? – Sarah Pulliam Bailey

The True Story and Tragedy of Race in America – Stephen M. Krason, Crisis Magazine

The Heresy of Michael Coren – Dorothy Cummings McLean, The Toronto Catholic Register

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