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'Always, behind rigidity, there are problems, grave problems'

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We must respect, promote 'the idealism of young people'

AP: 'Pressure' on Vatican to give women vote at synods

A superior general: Issue is being discussed in synod halls

Russian Orthodox Church splits from Constantinople

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D.C. archdiocese runs ad on CNN praising Cdl. Wuerl

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Historical caricatures to the contrary, Martin Luther did not, at least initially, intend for the Protestant Revolution to happen.  Even a cursory glance at his…

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By Barbara Rose
October 15th 2018 7:58 PM

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The Traditional Catholic Worker Movement

A review by Thomas Storck of The Catholic Worker Movement: Intellectual and Spiritual Origins, by Mark and Louise Zwick

READ ARTICLE
On the Canonization of Pope Paul VI

Paul VI was arguably the most influential — and assailed — Catholic of the 20th century. His impact on the Church was unparalleled, due to…

READ ARTICLE
An Extraordinary Educator's Enduring Legacy

A review by Christopher Beiting of Francis Bethel, O.S.B's book John Senior and the Restoration of Realism

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In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Pope at daily Mass: 'Be careful' around rigid Christians

'Always, behind rigidity, there are problems, grave problems'

Cdl. Sarah warns on ‘watering down’ Church teaching

We must respect, promote 'the idealism of young people'

AP: 'Pressure' on Vatican to give women vote at synods

A superior general: Issue is being discussed in synod halls

Russian Orthodox Church splits from Constantinople

In response to 'lawless and canonically void' actions

D.C. archdiocese runs ad on CNN praising Cdl. Wuerl

Paid for by pewsitters via the archdiocesan annual appeal

Americans pressured 'to think a certain way' of Islam

Study finds more self-censorship here than on other topics

VIEW ARCHIVE
Pope at daily Mass: 'Be careful' around rigid Christians

'Always, behind rigidity, there are problems, grave problems'

Cdl. Sarah warns on ‘watering down’ Church teaching

We must respect, promote 'the idealism of young people'

AP: 'Pressure' on Vatican to give women vote at synods

A superior general: Issue is being discussed in synod halls

Russian Orthodox Church splits from Constantinople

In response to 'lawless and canonically void' actions

D.C. archdiocese runs ad on CNN praising Cdl. Wuerl

Paid for by pewsitters via the archdiocesan annual appeal

Americans pressured 'to think a certain way' of Islam

Study finds more self-censorship here than on other topics

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When #MeToo Comes for Your Kids

October 17th 2018 3:58 PM

In the wake of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony during Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearings, her supporters exhorted us to “Believe…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

The Next Reformation?

October 12th 2018 6:39 PM

Historical caricatures to the contrary, Martin Luther did not, at least initially, intend for the Protestant Revolution to happen.  Even…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Please, No More Documents from Rome!

October 15th 2018 7:58 PM

Does the Synod of Bishops on Young People, running this month in Rome, strike anyone else as same-old same-old? The…

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Exorcism, Possession & the Problem of Evil

Devil or Disease?... Why Is There Evil in the World?... Perfect Possession… Peering Into the Abyss… The Dark Side of Self-Sacrifice… more

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Pope Francis

Chronic Confusion, Polarization & Polemics in the Church of Francis… A Pontificate of Mercy or a Merciless Pontificate?... more

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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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