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March 2019, Vol. LXXXVI, Number 2

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Letters to the Editor: March 2019

The Most Important Threat... A Nuanced Form of Prostitution... Thou Shalt Not Murder?

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The News You May Have Missed: March 2019

Cooler Heads... A Serving of Sacrilege... Stuck in the Craw... The Sound of Crickets... Moral Victories... Real Waitrons of Budapest… and more

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Culture Wars, Inc.

A MORALITY TALE ABRIDGED FOR MODERN READERS

By Hilarious Bookbinder

When Cosmoception Corporation sponsored a Coming Out of the Closet Celebration, the company ordered a rainbow-striped cake from Redneck Delicacies, Inc., a small shop tucked in the Appalachians.

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Wuerl, the Flesh & the Devil

NEW OXFORD NOTEBOOK

By Pieter Vree

The whole Wuerl saga goes to show — yet again — that many of the leaders of the Church aren’t so much interested in professing the truth as they are in protecting their prestige.

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A See of the Second-Rate

GUEST COLUMN

By Craig F. Montesano

The norm among the men who wear miters — men who are supposed to possess powers of discernment — appears to be gaffes, ill judgment, and an apparent blindness to reason.

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The Hollywood Scandal Behind the Clerical Scandal

GUEST COLUMN

By Jesse Russell

U.S. media and the American judicial system will gladly go after a high-ranking Catholic priest or bishop but will run cover for powerful Hollywood directors and actors.

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By the Lakes of Babylon

FR. HESBURGH AND THE NOTRE DAME HE CREATED

By Jason M. Morgan

Fr. Hesburgh proved to be a perfect avatar for the Notre Dame he created: a secularist, Democrat-leaning rubber stamp, giving the imprimatur of some kind of vaguely conceived “natural religion.”

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A Map for the Christian Family-Man

By Barbara E. Rose

Instead of frittering away his time, a young man needs to take charge of his livelihood and plan his own family-centered home economy.

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Briefly Reviewed: March 2019

The Dawn of Christianity: People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles... To Catch A King: Charles II’s Great Escape

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