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The Friday Link Fry: Loaves and Fishes Edition

Green Birth Control (Rachel Balducci on Faith and Family Live!)

NFP: Throwing Down The Gauntlet (Pia de Solenni) Pia thinks NFP Awareness week is such a well-kept Church secret that someone ought to tell Dan Brown.

Memo to Dan Brown: I think you could come up with a great story here. This might be bigger than your tired Da Vinci Code.

Making Catholic Sex Sexy ( by way of First Thoughts)

We need more than an awareness week. The whole Catholic approach to NFP needs a massive overhaul. It simply isn’t working.

No Flip-Flops in the King's House (Deacon Kandra on Patheos)

Documents Reveal Pius XII Saved 11,000 Roman Jews (ZENIT)

"Moderate" Islam keeps distance from fight against "Radical" Islam (The Lair of the Catholic Cavemen)

Bishop Hubbard to Celebrate Mass for Dissenting Gay/Lesbian Group (Thomas Peters on CatholicVote)

Bishop Hubbard turns 75 in a little over two years, but he seems intent on continuing to inflict pastoral damage on his diocese until he retires.

Fr.Z on Cremation (WDTPRS)

Prayer For The Poor (Catholic Prayers posts Bl. Mother Teresa's words from No Greater Love)

The Man and the Mongoose (Jordan J. Ballor writing at Mere Comments blog) asks about Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

Could the mongoose be a type of Christ?

Southern Fried Catholicism likes Super comic books. (Thanks to The Crescat.)

A book suggestion from First Thoughts: The Holiness of G. K. Chesterton

St. Martha (Saint of the Day on American Catholic)

Readings for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (USCCB)

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: July 31, 2011 (Scripture Speaks)

All You Who Are Hungry and Thirsty, Come to Me!—Biblical Reflection for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (Salt + Light)

The Mystery of Eating Jesus’ Flesh (Fallible Blogma)

Never, Never, Never Give Up Chuck Colson's Breakpoint Commentary on the defense of marriage.

7 Habits of Highly Frugal People (on Money Ning with thanks to Jennifer's Favorite Links)

And finally, for your weekend enjoyment: Zero Hour, The 1957 Film That Airplane! Was Based On (Laughing Squid)

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