16 October, 2017

First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold: AWESOME! No matter what one's beliefs vis vis science and religion, this accomplishment is an AWESOME thing to behold

First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold - CNN

Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold | CTV News

Nafta Needs an Update, Not Repeal - A New York Times op-ed authored by George Schultz and Pedro Aspe

Nafta Needs an Update, Not Repeal - The New York Times

Cardinal says pope's top diplomat has 'poisoned mind' on China

Cardinal says pope's top diplomat has 'poisoned mind' on China

Catholic Voices creates "ten commandments" for defending the faith: How to be an 'evangelical Catholic'!

Catholic Voices creates "ten commandments" for defending the faith--Aleteia

13 October, 2017

Climate of fear: the new crackdown on Catholic theologians (or... the more things change, the more they stay the same.)

Climate of fear: the new crackdown on Catholic theologians | CatholicHerald.co.uk

Why the Federal Reserve may be sitting on an inflation time bomb

Why the Federal Reserve may be sitting on an inflation time bomb | Financial Post

North Korea is just the tip of the stockpile: Here are all the nuclear warheads in the world visualized

North Korea is just the tip of the stockpile: Here are all the nuclear warheads in the world visualized | National Post

Baltimore middle school choir's emotive 'Rise Up' performance goes viral

Baltimore middle school choir's emotive 'Rise Up' performance goes viral - Baltimore Sun

Litany to Our Lady of Fatima: An excellent prayer to use on today, the 100th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun

Litany to Our Lady of Fatima--Aleteia

Pope’s Death Penalty Remarks Signal a New Approach to Development of Doctrine

Pope’s Death Penalty Remarks Signal a New Approach to Development of Doctrine | ncregister.com

The Catechism of the Catholic Church at 25

The Catechism of the Catholic Church at 25 – Catholic World Report

10 October, 2017

Majority of Quebec caregivers polled in recent survey approve killing dementia patients, even without consent

https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/majority-of-quebec-caregivers-approve-killing-dementia-patients-even-withou?

Bruce Pardy: Meet the new ‘human rights’ — where you are forced by law to use ‘reasonable’ pronouns

Bruce Pardy: Meet the new ‘human rights’ — where you are forced by law to use ‘reasonable’ pronouns | National Post

Magistrate issues arrest warrant for black man beaten at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville

Magistrate issues arrest warrant for black man beaten at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville | National Post

Michael Jackson’s ‘Man in the Mirror’ reminds us of Mother Teresa

Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror - Aleteia

Did you know the Pope’s hat is named for a pumpkin?

Did you know the Pope’s hat is named for a pumpkin?--Aleteia

05 October, 2017

My favourite Thanksgiving TV clip!

Donum Veritatis illegitimatizes the Filial Correction

Donum Veritatis illegitimatizes the Filial Correction - La Stampa

Is it now okay to discriminate against people who oppose abortion?

Globe editorial: Is it now okay to discriminate against people who oppose abortion? - The Globe and Mail

Edith Stein, the Jewish Woman Who Became a Catholic Saint

Edith Stein, the Jewish Woman Who Became a Catholic Saint | JSTOR Daily

Cardinal Müller Speaks Out on ‘Amoris Laetitia,’ the Dubia and the Vatican

Cardinal Müller Speaks Out on ‘Amoris Laetitia,’ the Dubia and the Vatican | ncregister.com

Batman is Catholic?

Batman is Catholic - Aleteia

22 September, 2017

Expect the Inquisition: Ross Douthat opines on the current Catholic civil war

Expect the Inquisition - The New York Times

Pope Francis: Priests proven to have abused minors cannot appeal

Pope Francis: Priests proven to have abused minors cannot appeal | America Magazine

First interdisciplinary study of Belgian euthanasia published

BioEdge: First interdisciplinary study of Belgian euthanasia published

The end of the world is coming – but not this Saturday, despite what Revelations 12 foretells

The end of the world is coming – but not this Saturday, despite what Revelations 12 foretells | National Post

World hunger escalates, says UN report

World hunger escalates, says UN report | National Catholic Reporter

Attacks on Jagmeet Singh’s Sikh faith outrageous in most of Canada, but seen as fair game in Quebec

Attacks on Jagmeet Singh’s Sikh faith outrageous in most of Canada, but seen as fair game in Quebec | National Post

Archbishop Chaput: Fr. Martin deserves respectful criticism, not trash-talking

Archbishop Chaput: Fr. Martin deserves respectful criticism, not trash-talking :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

17 September, 2017

‘Enough Already,’ Said God - A 'conversation' between Jim Bakker (yes... that Jim Bakker, Tammy Faye's ex) and God.

‘Enough Already,’ Said God - The New York Times

Pope backs NHL Declaration of Principles on hockey culture

Wow! Maybe Pope Francis is an Ottawa Senators fan!!




Pope backs NHL Declaration of Principles on hockey culture--Aleteia

A divorce lawyer saves marriages with these 4 questions. Answer these before you take a step you might regret.

A divorce lawyer saves marriages with these 4 questions--Aleteia

St. Peter's Basilica hidden treasures

St. Peter's Basilica hidden treasures--Aleteia

A potpourri of nuggets from a week on the Vatican beat

A potpourri of nuggets from a week on the Vatican beat

Demand Moral Beauty: It Is Our Birthright

Demand Moral Beauty: It Is Our Birthright - Crisis Magazine:

We All Suffer, but Not All Suffering is the Same

We All Suffer, but Not All Suffering is the Same | ncregister.com

02 September, 2017

A Catholic Confesses – The positive effect of this sparsely accessed sacrament is described better than anything I've ever seen or read before. A MUST READ!

A Catholic Confesses – The Harvard Ichthus

Former Catholic Archbishop of Westminster Cormac Murphy O'Connor dies

Former Catholic Archbishop of Westminster Cormac Murphy O'Connor dies | Euronews

Evangelicals' Nashville Statement 'largely consonant' with Catholic thought

Evangelicals' Nashville Statement 'largely consonant' with Catholic thought

Pope Francis on celibacy, child abusers, same-sex marriage, secularism, and traditionalists

Pope Francis on celibacy, child abusers, same-sex marriage, secularism, and traditionalists--Aleteia

The seal of confession: What it is and why it should be protected

The seal of confession: What it is and why it should be protected--Aleteia

01 September, 2017

8 Incredible Catholic Online Programs You Should Know About

8 Incredible Catholic Online Programs You Should Know About – EpicPew

Michael Cromartie Rides On: An elegy from John Murdock, published on First Things

Michael Cromartie Rides On | John Murdock | First Things

Dutch scientists claim to have pinpointed maximum age 'ceiling'

Dutch scientists claim to have pinpointed maximum age 'ceiling' | CTV News

Penguins' Josh Archibald has three-week-old baby baptized in Stanley Cup

Penguins' Josh Archibald has three-week-old baby baptized in Stanley Cup | CTV News

‘I consulted a psychoanalyst,’ Pope Francis reveals in new book

‘I consulted a psychoanalyst,’ Pope Francis reveals in new book

Sci-fi, fantasy – and faith? A look inside the 'Christian ComiCon'

Sci-fi, fantasy – and faith? A look inside the 'Christian ComiCon'

Will Couillard survive the wrath of Quebec’s anglophones?

Will Couillard survive the wrath of Quebec’s anglophones? - The Globe and Mail

5 Signs in the sky that point to Christian truths

5 Signs in the sky that point to Christian truths--Aleteia

The question you should ask someone who is suffering

The question you should ask someone who is suffering--Aleteia

25 August, 2017

This American Land - latest column from David Brooks of The New York Times on the role of stewardship in defining who we are as a nation

This American Land - The New York Times

After Barcelona, terrorists name Rome, the Vatican as their next target

After Barcelona, terrorists name Rome, the Vatican as their next target

The rise of the ‘alt-right’ – how should the Church respond?

The rise of the ‘alt-right’ – how should the Church respond? – Catholic World Report

Did the Early Christians Pit Faith Against Reason?

Did the Early Christians Pit Faith Against Reason? | Catholic Answers

Geometry in Christian Art: Squares, circles, triangles; they all have deeper spiritual meanings.

Geometry in Christian Art --Aleteia

How to satisfy your sweet tooth and help charity at the same time

How to satisfy your sweet tooth and help charity at the same time--Aleteia