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Last year, the NOR came under attack. Who was responsible remains a mystery, but truth be told, we’ve yanked a lot of chains over the…

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Vatican, U.S. bishops face class-action lawsuit on abuse

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Chilean cardinal Errazuriz confirms exit from Pope's 'C9'

Is summoned to testify on allegations of abuse cover-up

Notre Dame prez says child abusers aren’t monsters

Law student urges retraction of tone-deaf comments

Miss. priest lies about cancer, defrauds parishioners

Informant says bishop knew of Vargas’s HIV status in 2015

Abortion dominates Kigali family-planning conference

Gates Foundation no longer distancing itself from killing

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Vatican, U.S. bishops face class-action lawsuit on abuse

Six men, victims in childhood, seek damages, contrition

Retired Erie bishop Trautman criticizes media, AG report

And calls proposed hotline for bishop misconduct 'unjust'

Chilean cardinal Errazuriz confirms exit from Pope's 'C9'

Is summoned to testify on allegations of abuse cover-up

Notre Dame prez says child abusers aren’t monsters

Law student urges retraction of tone-deaf comments

Miss. priest lies about cancer, defrauds parishioners

Informant says bishop knew of Vargas’s HIV status in 2015

Abortion dominates Kigali family-planning conference

Gates Foundation no longer distancing itself from killing

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Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

Priestly Pedophilia: Soul-Murders or Merely "Incidents"?... How Many of Our Priests Are Leading Secret Lives?... and more

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Exorcism, Possession & the Problem of Evil

Devil or Disease?... Why Is There Evil in the World?... Perfect Possession… Peering Into the Abyss… The Dark Side of Self-Sacrifice… more

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Pope Francis

Chronic Confusion, Polarization & Polemics in the Church of Francis… A Pontificate of Mercy or a Merciless Pontificate?... more

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“Right-Left Mythology”

By Rob Agnelli
November 14th 2018 4:56 PM

Self-government in the political sense is only successful when each member of society is able to govern himself.  That is, democracy only works when the…

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Locating God: a Logical Point

By James Hanink
November 15th 2018 4:32 PM

Remember the drill? Which of these things does not belong? Example #1 (apple, banana, carrot). Easy! A carrot isn’t a fruit, so it doesn’t belong.…

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‘Hate Speech’ at Another Catholic College

By Barbara Rose
November 7th 2018 7:23 PM

You may recall New Oxford Review’s story of a Providence College student named Michael Smalanskas, who bravely confronted politically-correct college administrators over his display about…

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The Optimistic Pessimism of G.K. Chesterton… A Curmudgeon for Our Times… Distributism’s Significance for Our Social Predicaments… more

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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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Front & Center

Everyone Knows That!

Sometimes the truth is so simple, so easily recognizable and self-evident that even children have no trouble comprehending.

READ ARTICLE
I Am Not White

Public discourse remains limited to material concerns, but what really differentiates human beings is culture, which is founded on religion.

READ ARTICLE
Attack of the Bots!

Last year, the NOR came under attack. Who was responsible remains a mystery, but truth be told, we’ve yanked a lot of chains over the…

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Vatican, U.S. bishops face class-action lawsuit on abuse

Six men, victims in childhood, seek damages, contrition

Retired Erie bishop Trautman criticizes media, AG report

And calls proposed hotline for bishop misconduct 'unjust'

Chilean cardinal Errazuriz confirms exit from Pope's 'C9'

Is summoned to testify on allegations of abuse cover-up

Notre Dame prez says child abusers aren’t monsters

Law student urges retraction of tone-deaf comments

Miss. priest lies about cancer, defrauds parishioners

Informant says bishop knew of Vargas’s HIV status in 2015

Abortion dominates Kigali family-planning conference

Gates Foundation no longer distancing itself from killing

VIEW ARCHIVE
Vatican, U.S. bishops face class-action lawsuit on abuse

Six men, victims in childhood, seek damages, contrition

Retired Erie bishop Trautman criticizes media, AG report

And calls proposed hotline for bishop misconduct 'unjust'

Chilean cardinal Errazuriz confirms exit from Pope's 'C9'

Is summoned to testify on allegations of abuse cover-up

Notre Dame prez says child abusers aren’t monsters

Law student urges retraction of tone-deaf comments

Miss. priest lies about cancer, defrauds parishioners

Informant says bishop knew of Vargas’s HIV status in 2015

Abortion dominates Kigali family-planning conference

Gates Foundation no longer distancing itself from killing

VIEW ARCHIVE

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The New Oxford Blog

“Right-Left Mythology”

November 14th 2018 4:56 PM

Self-government in the political sense is only successful when each member of society is able to govern himself.  That is,…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Locating God: a Logical Point

November 15th 2018 4:32 PM

Remember the drill? Which of these things does not belong? Example #1 (apple, banana, carrot). Easy! A carrot isn’t a…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

‘Hate Speech’ at Another Catholic College

November 7th 2018 7:23 PM

You may recall New Oxford Review’s story of a Providence College student named Michael Smalanskas, who bravely confronted politically-correct college…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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From the NOR Dossiers
Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

Priestly Pedophilia: Soul-Murders or Merely "Incidents"?... How Many of Our Priests Are Leading Secret Lives?... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Exorcism, Possession & the Problem of Evil

Devil or Disease?... Why Is There Evil in the World?... Perfect Possession… Peering Into the Abyss… The Dark Side of Self-Sacrifice… more

VIEW DOSSIER
Pope Francis

Chronic Confusion, Polarization & Polemics in the Church of Francis… A Pontificate of Mercy or a Merciless Pontificate?... 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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