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The Crypto-Catholic & the Jansenist

Is there such a thing as "Catholic drama"? William Shakespeare and Jean Racine, compared and contrasted, provide two fascinating case studies.

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Priestly Celibacy: An Eschatological Vanguard

The priest must radically represent Christ, who is not merely the Bridegroom to return at the end of time but is currently the husband of…

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Which may force health care providers to violate beliefs

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Says no suit shall be brought against any such entity

Ala. court did not prohibit IVF; clinics seek exemption

Politicians are siding against parents & with lousy clinic

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We Need a Modern Cleansing of the Temple

By John M. Grondelski
March 1st 2024 1:27 PM

Most Sundays, the Church prescribes one Gospel to be read. This Sunday, the priest has a choice of two. That’s because, while the Sunday Gospels…

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Ratzinger as Godfather of 'Fiducia Supplicans'

By John M. Grondelski
February 28th 2024 3:43 PM

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks” is a Shakespeare line about a Hamlet character whose overacting makes one believe she is hellbent on concealing…

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Take-Aways on the Lunatic Fringe

By James Hanink
February 28th 2024 12:39 PM

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Front & Center

The Crypto-Catholic & the Jansenist

Is there such a thing as "Catholic drama"? William Shakespeare and Jean Racine, compared and contrasted, provide two fascinating case studies.

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Priestly Celibacy: An Eschatological Vanguard

The priest must radically represent Christ, who is not merely the Bridegroom to return at the end of time but is currently the husband of…

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The News You May Have Missed: January-February 2024

Hindu Hoodwinkers... A Cure Worse than the Disease... Thanking the Gods... Nana’s National Treasure... and more

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In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Vatican repeats call for return of hostages by Hamas

Parolin says the only path to this is through cease-fire

U.S. bishops announce opposition to repro tech bill

Which may force health care providers to violate beliefs

Alabama House passes bill protecting IVF providers

Says no suit shall be brought against any such entity

Ala. court did not prohibit IVF; clinics seek exemption

Politicians are siding against parents & with lousy clinic

Vatican diplomat to UN: Address religious freedom

Rel. freedom is violated in nearly one-third of all countries

Cordileone wants emphasis on martyrs of Communism

Heroic souls oppose regimes in Nicaragua and China

VIEW ARCHIVE
Vatican repeats call for return of hostages by Hamas

Parolin says the only path to this is through cease-fire

U.S. bishops announce opposition to repro tech bill

Which may force health care providers to violate beliefs

Alabama House passes bill protecting IVF providers

Says no suit shall be brought against any such entity

Ala. court did not prohibit IVF; clinics seek exemption

Politicians are siding against parents & with lousy clinic

Vatican diplomat to UN: Address religious freedom

Rel. freedom is violated in nearly one-third of all countries

Cordileone wants emphasis on martyrs of Communism

Heroic souls oppose regimes in Nicaragua and China

VIEW ARCHIVE

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We Need a Modern Cleansing of the Temple

March 1st 2024 1:27 PM

Most Sundays, the Church prescribes one Gospel to be read. This Sunday, the priest has a choice of two. That’s…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Ratzinger as Godfather of 'Fiducia Supplicans'

February 28th 2024 3:43 PM

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks” is a Shakespeare line about a Hamlet character whose overacting makes one believe…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Take-Aways on the Lunatic Fringe

February 28th 2024 12:39 PM

Trying to figure something out? Something really important? More often than not, Aristotle was doing just that. He usually began…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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Same-Sex Marriage

The Catholic Church After Obergefell... Faulty Analogy... “Gay Marriage” Is Not Marriage. Here’s Why... Love on Trial... and more

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Universal Salvation

Presumption: A Pathetic Self-Deception... Automatic Forgiveness... Vengeance Is NOT Mine, Says "the Lord"... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Vital Works Reconsidered

When No Man Was His Own... A Thomistic Vision of Man’s Final End... Purgatory on Earth... What Is Free Time For?... 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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