Extra, extra! News and views for March 1, 2023 – Catholic World Report

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Here are some articles, essays, and editorials that caught our attention this past week or so.*

A cardinal holds his biretta as Pope Francis celebrates Mass with new cardinals in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in this Nov. 29, 2020, file photo. (CNS photo/Gregorio Borgia, Reuters pool)

Heretical Prelates – “Unfortunately, it is not uncommon today to hear Catholic leaders affirm unorthodox views that, not too long ago, would have been espoused only by heretics.” Imagining a heretical cardinal (First Things)

Abortion’s Never Necessary – “Women face many possible illnesses during pregnancy, but intentional feticide is never necessary even in the worst-case scenarios.” The Pro-Abortion ‘Life Of The Mother’ Argument Is A False Flag Operation (The Federalist)

Civil Rights – “Unfortunately, laws can reconfigure the body politic much as some medicines can change the body. In theory, it should be easy just to switch medicines. But sometimes that is hard on the body.” The Great Unwokening: Disestablishing our new state religion. (Claremont Review of Books)

Banning Transgenderism – “The Tennessee General Assembly passed a bill on Thursday that would prohibit the hosting of drag shows in public venues or anywhere minors might be present.” Tennessee House Passes Bill Prohibiting Drag Shows in Presence of Minors (National Review)

Passionsspiele Oberammergau – “The world’s most famous Passion play is powerful theater. There’s a hole at its heart.” Oberammergau’s Broken Vow (Plough)

Trans Children’s Books – “She Persisted is a children’s book series featuring the stories of, you guessed it, women. Who persisted. Florence Nightingale, Temple Grandin, Helen Keller, Ruby Bridges, Ella Fitzgerald. A mix. A mix indeed.” On the Gender Beat (Charlotte Was Both)

Media-saturated Democracy – “Our cultural craving to be entertained—to have fun—has consequences.” The Omnipresence of Entertainment (Maureen Mullarkey: Studio Matters)

Extra, extra! News and views for March 1, 2023 – Catholic World Report

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