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An Educational Funeral

Aside from somber, beautiful, or inspiring, a funeral I attended recently could be described as educational.

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The Vatican’s Filthy Lucre

Peter’s Pence doesn’t solicit funds for financial speculation that fattens the Vatican’s investment portfolios; the fund shouldn’t be used that way.

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Varden offers meditations on six biblical commands to remember, from “Remember that you are dust” to “Do this in memory of Me.”

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Rwandan Catholic musician found dead in police cell

Cultural icon was devout, promoted healing, forgiveness

Chaput says last Sunday Mass as Philly archbishop

Thanks congregation for 'gift of your presence in my life'

Foundation donates $47.5M to Chicago Catholic schools

To enable 30 schools serving 5,600 children to carry on

Survivor group: Pope is cherry-picking abuse reforms

Advocate: Canon law is still 'a priest protection system'

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First Mass since 1535 to be held in Swiss cathedral

At Saint-Pierre de Genève, John Calvin’s home church

Indian cardinal decries new up-to-24-wks abortion act

'Human life must be respected and protected absolutely'

Rwandan Catholic musician found dead in police cell

Cultural icon was devout, promoted healing, forgiveness

Chaput says last Sunday Mass as Philly archbishop

Thanks congregation for 'gift of your presence in my life'

Foundation donates $47.5M to Chicago Catholic schools

To enable 30 schools serving 5,600 children to carry on

Survivor group: Pope is cherry-picking abuse reforms

Advocate: Canon law is still 'a priest protection system'

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Why Intention Matters

By James Hanink
February 18th 2020 3:23 PM

Is the road to hell paved with good intentions? Yes and no. Yes, if we think that it’s enough to intend a “greater good” and…

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The Seeds of Desire

By Richard DellOrfano
February 17th 2020 4:31 PM

They say Ken died of a heart attack working hard at what he loved, construction management. I had attended his Catholic marriage and recall the…

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Italy Is Going Gray

By Barbara Rose
February 12th 2020 6:00 PM

New data from Italy’s national statistics agency (ISTAT) show the country’s population continued to shrink in 2019. ISTAT reports 435,000 births in 2019, down 5,000…

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An Educational Funeral

Aside from somber, beautiful, or inspiring, a funeral I attended recently could be described as educational.

READ ARTICLE
The Vatican’s Filthy Lucre

Peter’s Pence doesn’t solicit funds for financial speculation that fattens the Vatican’s investment portfolios; the fund shouldn’t be used that way.

READ ARTICLE
We’re Meant to Remember

Varden offers meditations on six biblical commands to remember, from “Remember that you are dust” to “Do this in memory of Me.”

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
First Mass since 1535 to be held in Swiss cathedral

At Saint-Pierre de Genève, John Calvin’s home church

Indian cardinal decries new up-to-24-wks abortion act

'Human life must be respected and protected absolutely'

Rwandan Catholic musician found dead in police cell

Cultural icon was devout, promoted healing, forgiveness

Chaput says last Sunday Mass as Philly archbishop

Thanks congregation for 'gift of your presence in my life'

Foundation donates $47.5M to Chicago Catholic schools

To enable 30 schools serving 5,600 children to carry on

Survivor group: Pope is cherry-picking abuse reforms

Advocate: Canon law is still 'a priest protection system'

VIEW ARCHIVE
First Mass since 1535 to be held in Swiss cathedral

At Saint-Pierre de Genève, John Calvin’s home church

Indian cardinal decries new up-to-24-wks abortion act

'Human life must be respected and protected absolutely'

Rwandan Catholic musician found dead in police cell

Cultural icon was devout, promoted healing, forgiveness

Chaput says last Sunday Mass as Philly archbishop

Thanks congregation for 'gift of your presence in my life'

Foundation donates $47.5M to Chicago Catholic schools

To enable 30 schools serving 5,600 children to carry on

Survivor group: Pope is cherry-picking abuse reforms

Advocate: Canon law is still 'a priest protection system'

VIEW ARCHIVE

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Why Intention Matters

February 18th 2020 3:23 PM

Is the road to hell paved with good intentions? Yes and no. Yes, if we think that it’s enough to…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

The Seeds of Desire

February 17th 2020 4:31 PM

They say Ken died of a heart attack working hard at what he loved, construction management. I had attended his…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Italy Is Going Gray

February 12th 2020 6:00 PM

New data from Italy’s national statistics agency (ISTAT) show the country’s population continued to shrink in 2019. ISTAT reports 435,000…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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From the NOR Dossiers
Conversion Stories

From Murderer to Monk… My (Crooked) Path to the Monastery… Why Attila the Hun Would Have Sacked a Protestant Rome… more

VIEW DOSSIER
Economics & Catholic Social Teaching

Cooperation & Supernatural Brotherliness… What Does It Mean to “Serve Mammon”?... Why Consumerism Still Consumes Us… more

VIEW DOSSIER
Higher Education

The Cult of Diversity at Providence College... Ivy League Culture Wars... Is Georgetown Still Catholic?... 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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