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Why Does the New Testament use the Word Elder for Priests? – Dr. Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Book Review: After Miscarriage – Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, Catholic Lane

Undying Love (Pic) by Katie Sciba of The Catholic Wife blog – Big ulpit

Quinque Puncta . . . Five Points To Be Recited Before Mass or Communion – Fr. Z’s Blog

Pakistan: Christian Nurses Poisoned Because of Their Faith – Thomas L. McDonald, Patheos/God and the Machine

Eight Thoughts on Whether Gluttony Is a Sin – H. H. Ambrose, Saint Peter’s List

Old Clichés about Preconciliar Catholic Writers – Adam Schwartz, Crisis Magazine

Does Marriage or Sex Create Babies? – Wendy Wright, Turtle Bay and Beyond

Exposure to Sex in Movies Predicts Sexual Behavior – Angela O’Brien, LifeSiteNews

On Forgiveness – Matthew Heinrich, In and Out of the Ditch

Sin and Responsibility – Super Trad Mum, Etheldreda’s Place

Happiness Walking Around - Rebecca Frech, Ignitum Today

We All Have “Triggers”, Don’t We? – Sofia Guerra, Always Catholic

Too Much Concelebration? – Fr. Tim Finigan, The Hermeneutic of Continuity

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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