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Friendship is the one sure path out of ourselves to the rightness of the human order of virtue; it is the completion of our conversations…

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The Seventh Last Word

Christ's final word is not a cry of desperation or defeat but a “victory cry,” a uniting of His will with God, pregnant with eager…

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Jesus Christ, Our God of Surprises

The mathematical probability of one person in the first century fulfilling just eight of the most straightforward Messianic prophecies is one in 100,000,000,000,000,000.

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Cdl. Fernández ordains 1st bishop of UK ordinariate

Waller entered Church & was ordained priest in 2011

Bp. Schneider: Prudent not to excommunicate Viganò

In doing so, Vatican 'will increase divisions even more'

Pope appoints Gänswein to diplomatic role in Baltics

As apostolic nuncio to Lithuania, Estonia, & Latvia

Ten breakaway Spanish nuns are excommunicated

Claimed they'd already broken from 'conciliar Church'

Catholic health system allows ‘necessary’ abortions

Bon Secours/Mercy Health backs clinicians’ 'judgment'

Texas probes Children’s Hospital over sex changes

Incl. potential Medicaid fraud by doctors and hospital

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Cdl. Fernández ordains 1st bishop of UK ordinariate

Waller entered Church & was ordained priest in 2011

Bp. Schneider: Prudent not to excommunicate Viganò

In doing so, Vatican 'will increase divisions even more'

Pope appoints Gänswein to diplomatic role in Baltics

As apostolic nuncio to Lithuania, Estonia, & Latvia

Ten breakaway Spanish nuns are excommunicated

Claimed they'd already broken from 'conciliar Church'

Catholic health system allows ‘necessary’ abortions

Bon Secours/Mercy Health backs clinicians’ 'judgment'

Texas probes Children’s Hospital over sex changes

Incl. potential Medicaid fraud by doctors and hospital

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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

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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

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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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God's Ordering of the Waters

By John M. Grondelski
June 25th 2024 2:16 PM

Last Sunday’s readings had a lot to say about the waters. The primary focus was on the Gospel, in which Jesus calms the storm on…

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Rupnik's Art: A Response to Ruffini

By John M. Grondelski
June 24th 2024 2:40 PM

Catholic World Report carries an article about Paolo Ruffini, the Prefect of the Dicastery for Communications, who recently made a spirited defense of the Vatican’s…

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Thou Shalt Post the Ten Commandments

By John M. Grondelski
June 21st 2024 12:13 PM

David French is one of a particular species of pundit, one who likes to trade on the gases of his erstwhile conservative credentials while reliably…

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Stand up and defend your faith.

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Front & Center

The Shadow Over All Politics

Friendship is the one sure path out of ourselves to the rightness of the human order of virtue; it is the completion of our conversations…

READ ARTICLE
The Seventh Last Word

Christ's final word is not a cry of desperation or defeat but a “victory cry,” a uniting of His will with God, pregnant with eager…

READ ARTICLE
Jesus Christ, Our God of Surprises

The mathematical probability of one person in the first century fulfilling just eight of the most straightforward Messianic prophecies is one in 100,000,000,000,000,000.

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Cdl. Fernández ordains 1st bishop of UK ordinariate

Waller entered Church & was ordained priest in 2011

Bp. Schneider: Prudent not to excommunicate Viganò

In doing so, Vatican 'will increase divisions even more'

Pope appoints Gänswein to diplomatic role in Baltics

As apostolic nuncio to Lithuania, Estonia, & Latvia

Ten breakaway Spanish nuns are excommunicated

Claimed they'd already broken from 'conciliar Church'

Catholic health system allows ‘necessary’ abortions

Bon Secours/Mercy Health backs clinicians’ 'judgment'

Texas probes Children’s Hospital over sex changes

Incl. potential Medicaid fraud by doctors and hospital

VIEW ARCHIVE
Cdl. Fernández ordains 1st bishop of UK ordinariate

Waller entered Church & was ordained priest in 2011

Bp. Schneider: Prudent not to excommunicate Viganò

In doing so, Vatican 'will increase divisions even more'

Pope appoints Gänswein to diplomatic role in Baltics

As apostolic nuncio to Lithuania, Estonia, & Latvia

Ten breakaway Spanish nuns are excommunicated

Claimed they'd already broken from 'conciliar Church'

Catholic health system allows ‘necessary’ abortions

Bon Secours/Mercy Health backs clinicians’ 'judgment'

Texas probes Children’s Hospital over sex changes

Incl. potential Medicaid fraud by doctors and hospital

VIEW ARCHIVE

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God's Ordering of the Waters

June 25th 2024 2:16 PM

Last Sunday’s readings had a lot to say about the waters. The primary focus was on the Gospel, in which…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Rupnik's Art: A Response to Ruffini

June 24th 2024 2:40 PM

Catholic World Report carries an article about Paolo Ruffini, the Prefect of the Dicastery for Communications, who recently made a…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Thou Shalt Post the Ten Commandments

June 21st 2024 12:13 PM

David French is one of a particular species of pundit, one who likes to trade on the gases of his…

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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