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The Latin Mass After a Year's Attendance

The extraordinary form has a depth of imagery that the post-Vatican II revisers of the Mass simply eschewed, especially as regards the eucharistic sacrifice.

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America’s Two Favorite Pastimes

Rather than spend even a second worrying about World War III, wouldn’t that second be better spent playing ball with my boys in the backyard?

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Was Pope Benedict XVI Holding Back the Destroying Flood?

Key to the great apostasy is the liturgy. “The way we treat the liturgy,” Benedict said, “determines the destiny of the faith and the Church.”

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Pope holds bilateral meetings with world leaders

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SCOTUS rejects pro-life challenge on abortion pill

Says 'wrong forum' for 'concerns about FDA’s action'

German Catholics write to Rome about Synodal Way

See risk of 'serious scandal' in push for Synodal Council

Bishops request USCCB study case of 'trans' hermit

Ask canonical affairs committee to provide guidance

Cameroon archbishop cautions on Marian apparition

Stresses need for full discernment via Church's process

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Vatican document proposes rethink of papal primacy

A ‘re-interpreting' of Vatican I to serve Christian unity

Pope holds bilateral meetings with world leaders

Incl. Biden, Erdoğan, Zelenskyy, Macron, Trudeau, more

SCOTUS rejects pro-life challenge on abortion pill

Says 'wrong forum' for 'concerns about FDA’s action'

German Catholics write to Rome about Synodal Way

See risk of 'serious scandal' in push for Synodal Council

Bishops request USCCB study case of 'trans' hermit

Ask canonical affairs committee to provide guidance

Cameroon archbishop cautions on Marian apparition

Stresses need for full discernment via Church's process

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

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'Religious Reasons'

By James Hanink
June 13th 2024 8:07 PM

We’re told that it’s for “religious reasons” that someone opposes abortion. And it’s for “religious reasons” that someone opposes euthanasia. So we read in, for…

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Classical Education Grows

By David Daintree
June 11th 2024 11:56 AM

Classical Education is a fast-growing movement. Its emphasis has shifted from a close attention to linguistics to a broad focus on those subjects that particularly…

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Crickets at the USCCB

By John M. Grondelski
June 10th 2024 12:03 PM

Scientists tell us that 2024 is a unique year. Every so often, Americans in different regions experience the emergence of cicadas, insects that burrow underground…

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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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Front & Center

The Latin Mass After a Year's Attendance

The extraordinary form has a depth of imagery that the post-Vatican II revisers of the Mass simply eschewed, especially as regards the eucharistic sacrifice.

READ ARTICLE
America’s Two Favorite Pastimes

Rather than spend even a second worrying about World War III, wouldn’t that second be better spent playing ball with my boys in the backyard?

READ ARTICLE
Was Pope Benedict XVI Holding Back the Destroying Flood?

Key to the great apostasy is the liturgy. “The way we treat the liturgy,” Benedict said, “determines the destiny of the faith and the Church.”

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Vatican document proposes rethink of papal primacy

A ‘re-interpreting' of Vatican I to serve Christian unity

Pope holds bilateral meetings with world leaders

Incl. Biden, Erdoğan, Zelenskyy, Macron, Trudeau, more

SCOTUS rejects pro-life challenge on abortion pill

Says 'wrong forum' for 'concerns about FDA’s action'

German Catholics write to Rome about Synodal Way

See risk of 'serious scandal' in push for Synodal Council

Bishops request USCCB study case of 'trans' hermit

Ask canonical affairs committee to provide guidance

Cameroon archbishop cautions on Marian apparition

Stresses need for full discernment via Church's process

VIEW ARCHIVE
Vatican document proposes rethink of papal primacy

A ‘re-interpreting' of Vatican I to serve Christian unity

Pope holds bilateral meetings with world leaders

Incl. Biden, Erdoğan, Zelenskyy, Macron, Trudeau, more

SCOTUS rejects pro-life challenge on abortion pill

Says 'wrong forum' for 'concerns about FDA’s action'

German Catholics write to Rome about Synodal Way

See risk of 'serious scandal' in push for Synodal Council

Bishops request USCCB study case of 'trans' hermit

Ask canonical affairs committee to provide guidance

Cameroon archbishop cautions on Marian apparition

Stresses need for full discernment via Church's process

VIEW ARCHIVE

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The New Oxford Blog

'Religious Reasons'

June 13th 2024 8:07 PM

We’re told that it’s for “religious reasons” that someone opposes abortion. And it’s for “religious reasons” that someone opposes euthanasia.…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Classical Education Grows

June 11th 2024 11:56 AM

Classical Education is a fast-growing movement. Its emphasis has shifted from a close attention to linguistics to a broad focus…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Crickets at the USCCB

June 10th 2024 12:03 PM

Scientists tell us that 2024 is a unique year. Every so often, Americans in different regions experience the emergence of…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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From the NOR Dossiers
Literature Matters by Michael S. Rose

What “Old Books” Have to Teach Us About Being Human in the 21st Century... Dracula By Bram Stoker... “William Wilson” By Edgar Allan Poe... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
New Age, Paganism & Gnosticism

The Variety & Theological Implications of Private Revelations... Our Pantheistic Sisters... Yoga & Christianity... Neo-Pagans Are Giving Ancient Paganism a Bad Name... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

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