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State-Sanctioned Suicide & Ecclesiastical Funerals

In light of the trend toward legalizing physician-assisted suicide in the U.S., might some reconsideration of the funeral ban for suicides be in order?

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The Time of Our Lives

It is a mercy that we are not angels, that it is not our lot to give an eternal answer to God in the first…

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Letters to the Editor: November 2022

Ukraine: A Pawn in the Game... Complacency or Clarity of Thought?... Dobbs: A Tragic Statement... Reality Check... A Power Superior to Man... more

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Supreme Court hears case of Christian website designer

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U.S. State Dept. again excludes Nigeria from watchlist

Despite regular kidnappings and killings of Christians

Alleged witness manipulation jolts Vatican trial

Texts cast doubt on credibility of witness Msgr. Perlasca

Canadian veteran is rudely offered assisted suicide

After asking for stairlift; story is international disgrace

Ga. Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

At request of state AG, while final decision is awaited

Indonesian parliament approves 'morality policing'

Bill criminalizes premarital/extra-marital sex, cohabitation

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Supreme Court hears case of Christian website designer

Debate weighs compelled speech versus discrimination

U.S. State Dept. again excludes Nigeria from watchlist

Despite regular kidnappings and killings of Christians

Alleged witness manipulation jolts Vatican trial

Texts cast doubt on credibility of witness Msgr. Perlasca

Canadian veteran is rudely offered assisted suicide

After asking for stairlift; story is international disgrace

Ga. Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

At request of state AG, while final decision is awaited

Indonesian parliament approves 'morality policing'

Bill criminalizes premarital/extra-marital sex, cohabitation

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Have a (Mr.) Blue Christmas

By James Thunder
December 6th 2022 2:53 PM

My last post introduced the novel Mr. Blue. Here I'll look at author Myles Connolly's life. Connolly was born in 1897 in Roxbury, outside Boston.…

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Writing Opinion Pieces

By David Daintree
December 5th 2022 1:37 PM

Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh (Eccl. xii.12).   There was a time when “opinion pieces” occasionally changed…

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The Season for 'Mr. Blue'

By James Thunder
November 30th 2022 2:57 PM

In 1928 Myles Connolly published his 120-page debut novel, Mr. Blue. This book and author come to mind at this time of year because the…

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Front & Center

State-Sanctioned Suicide & Ecclesiastical Funerals

In light of the trend toward legalizing physician-assisted suicide in the U.S., might some reconsideration of the funeral ban for suicides be in order?

READ ARTICLE
The Time of Our Lives

It is a mercy that we are not angels, that it is not our lot to give an eternal answer to God in the first…

READ ARTICLE
Letters to the Editor: November 2022

Ukraine: A Pawn in the Game... Complacency or Clarity of Thought?... Dobbs: A Tragic Statement... Reality Check... A Power Superior to Man... more

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Supreme Court hears case of Christian website designer

Debate weighs compelled speech versus discrimination

U.S. State Dept. again excludes Nigeria from watchlist

Despite regular kidnappings and killings of Christians

Alleged witness manipulation jolts Vatican trial

Texts cast doubt on credibility of witness Msgr. Perlasca

Canadian veteran is rudely offered assisted suicide

After asking for stairlift; story is international disgrace

Ga. Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

At request of state AG, while final decision is awaited

Indonesian parliament approves 'morality policing'

Bill criminalizes premarital/extra-marital sex, cohabitation

VIEW ARCHIVE
Supreme Court hears case of Christian website designer

Debate weighs compelled speech versus discrimination

U.S. State Dept. again excludes Nigeria from watchlist

Despite regular kidnappings and killings of Christians

Alleged witness manipulation jolts Vatican trial

Texts cast doubt on credibility of witness Msgr. Perlasca

Canadian veteran is rudely offered assisted suicide

After asking for stairlift; story is international disgrace

Ga. Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

At request of state AG, while final decision is awaited

Indonesian parliament approves 'morality policing'

Bill criminalizes premarital/extra-marital sex, cohabitation

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Have a (Mr.) Blue Christmas

December 6th 2022 2:53 PM

My last post introduced the novel Mr. Blue. Here I'll look at author Myles Connolly's life. Connolly was born in…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Writing Opinion Pieces

December 5th 2022 1:37 PM

Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh (Eccl. xii.12).   There was a time…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

The Season for 'Mr. Blue'

November 30th 2022 2:57 PM

In 1928 Myles Connolly published his 120-page debut novel, Mr. Blue. This book and author come to mind at this…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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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

VIEW DOSSIER
Radical Traditionalism

Traditionalist & Progressive Totalitarians in the Church... Why Catholic Orthodoxy Is Not 'Catholic Fundamentalism'... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Wacky Theologians

Reverend Mother Libertine... A Legacy of Dissent... The Hydra of Heterodoxy... Idiocy Undisturbed... 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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