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America is ripe to accept the Christian-Catholic view of work and economics, once it fully learns to understand and appreciate it.

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Darwinian Devolution

If most mutations warp or destroy what’s already in the DNA of an organism, where’s the step-by-step pathway upward to the new and improved versions?

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Countering the COVID-19 'Expert' Narrative

Shuttered churches, depression-level unemployment, tracking devices, drone surveillance, civilian snitching— is this really how we want to live?

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San Diego Catholic high school sues governor to reopen

Says online school unacceptable, can manage risk per CDC

Maryland county again blocks Catholic schools opening

As local public schools see drastic drop in new enrollments

Hong Kong diocese tells schools to follow Beijing's law

To teach abidance to new law & cultivate 'correct values'

Pope names 13 new members of Council for Economy

Cardinals and 6 women, 1 man from Spain, Italy, Germany

Prelate aims to ease tension over new East Africa dam

Egypt, Sudan are downstream of Ethiopian Blue Nile dam

Shanghai bars underground priests from funeral homes

New attempt to force switch to state-sanctioned status

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San Diego Catholic high school sues governor to reopen

Says online school unacceptable, can manage risk per CDC

Maryland county again blocks Catholic schools opening

As local public schools see drastic drop in new enrollments

Hong Kong diocese tells schools to follow Beijing's law

To teach abidance to new law & cultivate 'correct values'

Pope names 13 new members of Council for Economy

Cardinals and 6 women, 1 man from Spain, Italy, Germany

Prelate aims to ease tension over new East Africa dam

Egypt, Sudan are downstream of Ethiopian Blue Nile dam

Shanghai bars underground priests from funeral homes

New attempt to force switch to state-sanctioned status

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Jordan Peterson & Us

By Barbara Rose
August 6th 2020 8:18 PM

Many Catholics have pondered whether the Church benefits from the work of public intellectual and author Jordan B. Peterson (who has recently been quieted by…

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The Camelot Myth

By Richard DellOrfano
August 6th 2020 7:40 PM

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy is a day most everyone over 70 can recall. It was as if that latent American dream for…

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‘Engagement’ with China

By James Hanink
August 3rd 2020 7:33 PM

In sorting through the L.A. Times the other day, I came upon an eight-page supplement titled CHINA WATCH. The insert promises “ALL YOU NEED TO…

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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

Toward a More Christian Economy

America is ripe to accept the Christian-Catholic view of work and economics, once it fully learns to understand and appreciate it.

READ ARTICLE
Darwinian Devolution

If most mutations warp or destroy what’s already in the DNA of an organism, where’s the step-by-step pathway upward to the new and improved versions?

READ ARTICLE
Countering the COVID-19 'Expert' Narrative

Shuttered churches, depression-level unemployment, tracking devices, drone surveillance, civilian snitching— is this really how we want to live?

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
San Diego Catholic high school sues governor to reopen

Says online school unacceptable, can manage risk per CDC

Maryland county again blocks Catholic schools opening

As local public schools see drastic drop in new enrollments

Hong Kong diocese tells schools to follow Beijing's law

To teach abidance to new law & cultivate 'correct values'

Pope names 13 new members of Council for Economy

Cardinals and 6 women, 1 man from Spain, Italy, Germany

Prelate aims to ease tension over new East Africa dam

Egypt, Sudan are downstream of Ethiopian Blue Nile dam

Shanghai bars underground priests from funeral homes

New attempt to force switch to state-sanctioned status

VIEW ARCHIVE
San Diego Catholic high school sues governor to reopen

Says online school unacceptable, can manage risk per CDC

Maryland county again blocks Catholic schools opening

As local public schools see drastic drop in new enrollments

Hong Kong diocese tells schools to follow Beijing's law

To teach abidance to new law & cultivate 'correct values'

Pope names 13 new members of Council for Economy

Cardinals and 6 women, 1 man from Spain, Italy, Germany

Prelate aims to ease tension over new East Africa dam

Egypt, Sudan are downstream of Ethiopian Blue Nile dam

Shanghai bars underground priests from funeral homes

New attempt to force switch to state-sanctioned status

VIEW ARCHIVE

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Jordan Peterson & Us

August 6th 2020 8:18 PM

Many Catholics have pondered whether the Church benefits from the work of public intellectual and author Jordan B. Peterson (who…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

The Camelot Myth

August 6th 2020 7:40 PM

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy is a day most everyone over 70 can recall. It was as if…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

‘Engagement’ with China

August 3rd 2020 7:33 PM

In sorting through the L.A. Times the other day, I came upon an eight-page supplement titled CHINA WATCH. The insert…

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Biotechnology & Posthumanism

On Man’s Many Attempts to “Kill Death”… Breaking the Species Barrier… Human Alienation & Our Biotech Future… and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Eschatology & End Times

The Antichrist in Political Philosophy… Isaac Newton: End-Times Prophet… Your Final Destination… Last Judgment (Lite)… more

VIEW DOSSIER
Language & Its Destruction

On the Deconstruction of Language... "On This Rock I Will Build My Celebration Center"... Ev'ry Knee Shall Lock...

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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