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Ten Things that Caught My Eye Today (October 26, 2018)

1. In the Wall Street Journal: Boko Haram Put a Bounty on My Head

2. Cardinal Zen on the Vatican and China, in the New York Times

3. After our panel the other day, Kristin Hanson was interviewed by the Daily Signal about her late husband J.J. and assisted suicide.

(If you haven’t watched it, here’s the video of our panel.)

(And do find out about the Hawthorne Dominicans, who care for terminal cancer patients, taking them in as their guests. https://www.hawthorne-dominicans.org/)

4. 5 Facts about the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

5. Rabbi Meir Soloveichik: What are Jews chosen for?

6. From Kentucky: Foster-care focus of Respect Life Month

7. On the need for foster parents in Ohio

8. The men of Notre Dame request a porn filter

Women of ND response to men’s request for filter

9. A 27 Year Old’s Wisdom

10. Tweet of the week candidate:

PLUS:

Less noise, more surrender: The wisdom of the ‘Marian Option’

Something good from my alma mater

Have you read 70,000 Reasons to Pay Attention to Sudan? Please do.

Some Calendar Items:

An NRI event at the Tikvah Fund where I’ll be talking with Naomi Riley and Malka Groden: Foster Care, Adoption, and Religious Communities on Nov. 20 in New York

From the Catholic Women’s Forum at the Ethics and Public Policy Center: The Inaugural Kate O’Beirne Event: The Future of the Church: Synod, Scandal, and Solace, Thursday, November 29, 2018 (I’ll be making introductory remarks.)

I’ll be interviewing my longtime colleague and friend Jonah Goldberg about his latest book, Suicide of the West, in New York City at the Sheen Center on Dec. 12.

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