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‘God’s Rottweiler’: Pope Benedict was a fierce and compassionate defender of the faith

By Timothy R. Busch, Founder of the Napa Institute

Read the full article at USA Today   “Jesus Christ is not just a book. He was and is our brother, our Lord.”   Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger said these words to me in Rome in November 2003, a year and a half before his election as Pope Benedict XVI. They capture the heart of th...

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A Night of Joy and Peace – December 7, 2022

By Timothy R. Busch, Founder of the Napa Institute

For 20 years, I’ve had a tradition of hosting a Catholic CEO men’s group following Thanksgiving. We invite a prelate to lead an evening retreat, then the next day, we tour some Orange County religious sites such as JSerra Catholic High School, Christ Cathedral, and St. Michael’s Norbertine Abb...

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Vivek Ramaswamy and the Larry Fink Problem – October 27, 2022

By David Bahnsen

Originally posted by National Review here. David is joined this week by Vivek Ramaswamy, the author of the best-selling book, Woke Inc., to talk about a moral defense of markets. They go all around the horn in looking at where the Business Roundtable got it all wrong, where so-called “stak...

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Cardinal Zen on Trial – October 25, 2022

By Timothy R. Busch, Founder of the Napa Institute

Originally posted by First Things here. It says a lot about Communist China that Beijing feels the need to arrest and prosecute a frail ninety-year-old Catholic leader. It says even more that Cardinal Zen is accepting his plight with such grace and courage. With his trial on trumped-up nation...

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Two Masses – October 16, 2022

By Brad Miner

NOTE: Being a visitor at New Orleans’ St. Patrick’s Church, I made an inaccurate surmise about the celebrant at the Latin Mass I attended. He was not, as I originally wrote, Fr. Garrett M. O’Brien; rather it was Fr. William Farge, S.J. I have corrected the text of my column accordingly, a...

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The Eucharistic Harrowing of Hell’s Kitchen, Votive Mass of the Holy Eucharist – October 11, 2022

By Fr. Roger Landry

Fr. Roger J. Landry Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Manhattan Memorial of St. John XXIII Votive Mass of the Holy Eucharist Sixtieth Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council October 11, 2022 1 Cor 11:23-26, Ps 116, Jn 6:51-58 To listen to an audio recording of today’s homily, please click ...

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