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Business Ethics According to Pope John Paul II

All our actions in enterprise must be, according to John Paul II, "in conformity with the dignity and integral vocation of the human person."

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The Root Causes of the Dislocation of Our Times

The masses are more and more prone to lies, which they buy willingly for the sake of having a rock on which to stand amid…

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Conveying the Message of Humanae Vitae to the People of Today

Church doctrine regarding contraception is one of the least understood and accepted parts of her conjugal and sexual ethics.

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Pope declines Cdl. Marx resignation: 'Take on the crisis'

Draws analogy to St Peter's words of 'resignation' to Jesus

Four bishops distance themselves from letter to USCCB

Citing further reflection & no approval of final version

Pope will meet with Hungarian president & PM Orbán

Details unclear; nation's bishops decry rumors of snub

Russian Orthodox patriarch lauds Castro on birthday

Adds thanks for hosting 2016 Havana meetup with Pope

Biden admin. cites ‘duty’ to uphold religious exemption

In Title IX-related lawsuit by LGBT group versus colleges

47% of Americans call abortion 'morally acceptable'

52% want all (19%) or almost all (33%) abortions illegal

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Pope declines Cdl. Marx resignation: 'Take on the crisis'

Draws analogy to St Peter's words of 'resignation' to Jesus

Four bishops distance themselves from letter to USCCB

Citing further reflection & no approval of final version

Pope will meet with Hungarian president & PM Orbán

Details unclear; nation's bishops decry rumors of snub

Russian Orthodox patriarch lauds Castro on birthday

Adds thanks for hosting 2016 Havana meetup with Pope

Biden admin. cites ‘duty’ to uphold religious exemption

In Title IX-related lawsuit by LGBT group versus colleges

47% of Americans call abortion 'morally acceptable'

52% want all (19%) or almost all (33%) abortions illegal

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Slow-Motion Disasters

By Barbara Rose
June 10th 2021 4:03 PM

As the pandemic crisis wanes for wealthy nations, the unintended consequences of worldwide economic shutdowns will continue to unfold for years in poorer parts of…

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My Father's Business

By Richard DellOrfano
June 7th 2021 2:11 PM

In 1944, my father worked as an apprentice electrician at Bethlehem Steel’s East Boston facility, one of eighteen American shipyards that built 2,710 Liberty Ships…

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Outrage and Serenity

By James Hanink
June 3rd 2021 2:35 PM

From time to time, I’ve told people that outrage is the proper response to the outrageous. After all, ignoring the outrageous would be an outrage,…

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Front & Center

Business Ethics According to Pope John Paul II

All our actions in enterprise must be, according to John Paul II, "in conformity with the dignity and integral vocation of the human person."

READ ARTICLE
The Root Causes of the Dislocation of Our Times

The masses are more and more prone to lies, which they buy willingly for the sake of having a rock on which to stand amid…

READ ARTICLE
Conveying the Message of Humanae Vitae to the People of Today

Church doctrine regarding contraception is one of the least understood and accepted parts of her conjugal and sexual ethics.

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Pope declines Cdl. Marx resignation: 'Take on the crisis'

Draws analogy to St Peter's words of 'resignation' to Jesus

Four bishops distance themselves from letter to USCCB

Citing further reflection & no approval of final version

Pope will meet with Hungarian president & PM Orbán

Details unclear; nation's bishops decry rumors of snub

Russian Orthodox patriarch lauds Castro on birthday

Adds thanks for hosting 2016 Havana meetup with Pope

Biden admin. cites ‘duty’ to uphold religious exemption

In Title IX-related lawsuit by LGBT group versus colleges

47% of Americans call abortion 'morally acceptable'

52% want all (19%) or almost all (33%) abortions illegal

VIEW ARCHIVE
Pope declines Cdl. Marx resignation: 'Take on the crisis'

Draws analogy to St Peter's words of 'resignation' to Jesus

Four bishops distance themselves from letter to USCCB

Citing further reflection & no approval of final version

Pope will meet with Hungarian president & PM Orbán

Details unclear; nation's bishops decry rumors of snub

Russian Orthodox patriarch lauds Castro on birthday

Adds thanks for hosting 2016 Havana meetup with Pope

Biden admin. cites ‘duty’ to uphold religious exemption

In Title IX-related lawsuit by LGBT group versus colleges

47% of Americans call abortion 'morally acceptable'

52% want all (19%) or almost all (33%) abortions illegal

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Slow-Motion Disasters

June 10th 2021 4:03 PM

As the pandemic crisis wanes for wealthy nations, the unintended consequences of worldwide economic shutdowns will continue to unfold for…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

My Father's Business

June 7th 2021 2:11 PM

In 1944, my father worked as an apprentice electrician at Bethlehem Steel’s East Boston facility, one of eighteen American shipyards…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Outrage and Serenity

June 3rd 2021 2:35 PM

From time to time, I’ve told people that outrage is the proper response to the outrageous. After all, ignoring the…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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Atheism

Are There Atheists in Heaven?... A Laborer in Darwin’s Vineyard… Hell as the Atheist Heaven… Has Science Made God Superfluous?... more

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Ecumenism & Ecumania

A Trialogue With C.S. Lewis, Martin Luther & Thomas Aquinas… The Catch-22 of Ecumenical Relations With Evangelicals… more

VIEW DOSSIER
Fatima: Secrets & Conspiracies

Marian Misconceptions... An Epic in Search of an Ending... The Private Interpretation of Private Revelations... more

VIEW DOSSIER

Stand up and defend your faith.

Culture is shifting, but you can count on The New Oxford Review for an unwavering Catholic point of view. The message of the Church is easily muddled in today’s increasingly hostile, secular culture. We understand what’s coming at you, and we have articles and resources to help you defend your faith and grow in your understanding of Catholic teachings.

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