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Monday, June 7, 2021

Pride in What?

Pride in What?

By Robert R. Reilly on Jun 04, 2021 02:45 am
President Joseph Biden issued his Pride Month declaration on June 1. The so-called struggle for “ LGBTQ+ rights” in America is actually the story of the enforcement of the rationalizations of the various moral and [...]
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Can we love the Church?

By David G. Bonagura, Jr. on Jun 03, 2021 07:40 pm
Love is an act of the will, a decision that we make to give our best to another. Love is often associated with romance and sweeping emotions, but it need not be. When we take [...]
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Pope Francis and President Biden may meet on June 15, sources say

By Catholic News Agency on Jun 03, 2021 12:30 pm
President Biden addresses the 2021 National Prayer Breakfast / National Prayer Breakfast Vatican City, Jun 3, 2021 / 10:30 am (CNA). According to sources from the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace, the first meeting between Pope Francis and President J... [...]
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SCOTUS and abortion: Bad precedents need replacing by good ones

By Russell Shaw on Jun 03, 2021 11:45 am
The Supreme Court’s announcement that it will consider an abortion case from Mississippi next fall touched off a predictable outpouring of frenzied criticism from pro-choice sources worried lest their cherished ‘right’ to abortion be in [...]
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SSPX priest in California prevails in challenge to COVID closure order

By Joseph M. Hanneman on Jun 03, 2021 09:00 am
The state of California will never again be able to target Our Lady of the Angels Church with a ban on Holy Mass due to COVID-19 under a permanent injunction in a priest’s lawsuit against [...]
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“Here is God”: Ronald Knox on the Real Presence

By Fr. Charles Fox on Jun 03, 2021 12:03 am
The Solemnity of Corpus Christi proclaims the truth that the Incarnate Son of God, having ascended to His Father’s right hand in heaven, remains present and active in His Church “until the end of the [...]
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Litter in London, Perspective on Poland

By Joanna Bogle on Jun 02, 2021 02:09 pm
How strangely things sometimes work out. In the surreal days of the Coronavirus lockdown, I continued and expanded a self-appointed role as picker-up of litter. Beer cans, old pizza boxes, wrappers of chocolate bars—it’s mostly [...]
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Billy Crystal’s new movie is a poignant, universal story of friendship

By Carl Kozlowski on Jun 02, 2021 01:45 pm
“Here Today” is a fantastic new movie that stars, and was co-written and directed by, Billy Crystal in his first major movie in nearly a decade. And it may be his best movie ever, next [...]
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The oldest cathedral and the newest challenge

By George Weigel on Jun 02, 2021 03:01 am
It’s now the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, but for native Baltimoreans of a certain vintage (like me) it is, was, and always will be “the Old [..]
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The Eucharistic coherence debate: An overview and timeline

By David Kilby on Jun 01, 2021 06:26 pm
Eucharistic coherence, President Joe Biden’s abortion stance, and pro-abortion Catholic politicians receiving Communion have been hot issues for quite a while, especially since Biden’s election. But the tensions and debates have increased in recent weeks, [...]
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Saints in the News, June 2021

By BK O'Neel on Jun 01, 2021 05:42 pm
Seven Sainthood causes advance Vatican News reports that in an audience on May 22 with Pope Francis, Marcello Cardinal Semeraro, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, presented the Holy Father for [...]
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Pope Francis unveils sweeping reform of Catholic Church’s penal sanctions

By Catholic News Agency on Jun 01, 2021 07:00 am
Daniel Ibanez/CNA Vatican City, Jun 1, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA). The Vatican published Tuesday major revisions to Book VI of the Code of Canon Law, which covers penal law in the Church, including sanctions related to clerical sexual abuse.The revis... [...]
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Judicial restraint from SCOTUS benefits religious freedom

By Gregory J. Sullivan on Jun 01, 2021 12:34 am
Ken Starr’s new book Religious Liberty in Crisis: Exercising Your Faith in an Age of Uncertainty (Encounter Books, 2021), is a very sound, popular treatment of the constitutional issues surrounding the free-exercise and no-establishment provisions [...]
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New book offers “theological exploration of Mother Teresa’s life and mission”

By Dr. Adam A. J. DeVille on May 31, 2021 02:23 pm
Ines Angeli Murzaku has studied and written for many years about the history of Catholicism in Eastern Europe. Her new book, titled Mother Teresa, Saint of the Peripheries and published recently by Paulist Press, is [...]
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Do not abandon your Mother

By Dr. Edward Feser on May 31, 2021 12:41 pm
In Catholic theology, the Church is not to be identified with a mere aggregate of her members, not even those members who happen to hold ecclesiastical office at any particular moment.  She is an institution [...]
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The Institutionalists

By Aquae Regiae on May 31, 2021 01:46 am
Institutions form the backbone of any stable and long lasting civilization. In law, education, religion, science, government and more, institutions are the product of the accumulated experience and practice of millions of human beings. They [...]
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“A love for everything to do with our native land”

By Jerry Salyer on May 31, 2021 12:52 am
The nature of patriotism is – or should be – a hot topic nowadays. Globalists argue that patriotism is outmoded and barbaric, and should be superseded by a devotion to the planet and the human [...]
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Military chaplains inspired this soldier, abandoned as a toddler, to enter seminary

By Catholic News Agency on May 30, 2021 07:00 pm
Cameron Song Sellers serves in the U.S. Army and as a seminarian with the Archdiocese of San Francisco. / Courtesy of Cameron Song Sellers/EWTN News In Depth Washington D.C., May 30, 2021 / 17:00 pm (CNA). Retired Army Col. Cameron Song Sellers ... [...]
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Education for Eternity

By Dr. Jared Ortiz on May 30, 2021 02:58 am
Editor’s note: The following address was given to the Hope College graduating class of 2020 on May 22, 2021, one year after their Commencement ceremony was canceled due to COVID. Dear Class of 2020, I [...]
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Why was “Joan of Arc” Mark Twain’s favorite among all his many books?

By Dr. Kelly Scott Franklin on May 29, 2021 11:00 pm
To a certain extent, Twain's novel about the young, fifteenth-century French girl and Saint remains a puzzling act of devotion from a complicated man. [...]
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Lila Rose publishes book on pro-life activism and personal experiences

By Catholic News Agency on May 29, 2021 07:06 pm
Denver Newsroom, May 29, 2021 / 03:01 am (CNA). Earlier this month Lila Rose, president of Live Action and pro-life human rights activist, published Fighting for Life: Becoming a Force for Change in a Wounded [...]
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Bishop Hying: Eucharist discussions among bishops should proceed as planned

By Joseph M. Hanneman on May 29, 2021 04:00 am
MADISON, Wisconsin — The planned discussions on Eucharistic coherence at the June meetings of U.S. bishops should proceed as originally planned and not be suspended or delayed as proposed by several cardinals and dozens of [...]
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Numerous Cyprus churches being turned into mosques; others looted or destroyed

By Paolo Fucili on May 29, 2021 02:33 am
When Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, turned Istanbul’s famous Hagia Sophia Basilica back into a mosque in July 2020, many protests arose worldwide. Even Pope Francis, at his July 12, 2020 Angelus, said he was [...]
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“The Trinity: Three Persons in One Nature” by Frank Sheed

By CWR Staff on May 29, 2021 02:01 am
The notion is unfortunately widespread that the mystery of the Blessed Trinity is a mystery of mathematics, that is to say, of how one can equal three. The plain Christian accepts the doctrine of the [...]
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