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Incredible Shrinking Churches

Some mainline Protestant denominations are in rapid decline because they have no message that is discernibly different from the secular culture.

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What Is & What Ought to Be

Man does not make himself. Rather, as Aristotle remarked, he is already man when he begins to wonder what he is and why he is…

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The Weight of Anchises

A descendant of the South asks: How do we properly reckon with our own families’ participation in historical racial injustice?

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Legatus group will not collect 2019 tithe to Holy See

On hold till Board finds reinstatement 'would be prudent'

‘Dictator Pope’ author is expelled from Order of Malta

Grand Master: Sire's book is 'gravely offensive, disrespectful'

Cupich denies drafting rival plan before USCCB meeting

Says Wuerl, Pope, and Roman dicastries weren't in on it

Vatican reinstates Jesuit head of German university

Priest eyes Church teaching changes on LGBT, women’s roles

Kenya bans abortion giant from offering any abortions

Orders Marie Stopes clinics to submit weekly reports

Priest and 41 others killed in cathedral attack in CAR

Many of the dead were refugees sheltering in the church

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Legatus group will not collect 2019 tithe to Holy See

On hold till Board finds reinstatement 'would be prudent'

‘Dictator Pope’ author is expelled from Order of Malta

Grand Master: Sire's book is 'gravely offensive, disrespectful'

Cupich denies drafting rival plan before USCCB meeting

Says Wuerl, Pope, and Roman dicastries weren't in on it

Vatican reinstates Jesuit head of German university

Priest eyes Church teaching changes on LGBT, women’s roles

Kenya bans abortion giant from offering any abortions

Orders Marie Stopes clinics to submit weekly reports

Priest and 41 others killed in cathedral attack in CAR

Many of the dead were refugees sheltering in the church

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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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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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Just Punishment and the Death Penalty

By Rob Agnelli
November 15th 2018 6:51 PM

In a 2014 address to representatives of the International Association of Penal Law, Pope Francis announced his crusade for abolishing capital punishment world-wide. His march…

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Locating God: a Logical Point

By James Hanink
November 15th 2018 4:32 PM

Remember the drill? Which of these things does not belong? Example #1 (apple, banana, carrot). Easy! A carrot isn’t a fruit, so it doesn’t belong.…

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“Right-Left Mythology”

By Rob Agnelli
November 14th 2018 4:56 PM

Self-government in the political sense is only successful when each member of society is able to govern himself.  That is, democracy only works when the…

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C.S. Lewis

"Mere Christianity" as Merely Protestant... C. S. Lewis: His True Stature in Dispute... The Best Book Written About C.S. Lewis...

G.K. Chesterton

The Optimistic Pessimism of G.K. Chesterton… A Curmudgeon for Our Times… Distributism’s Significance for Our Social Predicaments… more

Pope St. John Paul II

Kindred Spirits, Fellow Victors... The Pope as Playwright... Neither East nor West: On the Pope's Radical New Encyclical...

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The Two Worlds of John Henry Newman… Newman's Advice to Anglo-Catholics… Newman’s Prophetic Challenge to Clericalism…

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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Front & Center

Incredible Shrinking Churches

Some mainline Protestant denominations are in rapid decline because they have no message that is discernibly different from the secular culture.

READ ARTICLE
What Is & What Ought to Be

Man does not make himself. Rather, as Aristotle remarked, he is already man when he begins to wonder what he is and why he is…

READ ARTICLE
The Weight of Anchises

A descendant of the South asks: How do we properly reckon with our own families’ participation in historical racial injustice?

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Legatus group will not collect 2019 tithe to Holy See

On hold till Board finds reinstatement 'would be prudent'

‘Dictator Pope’ author is expelled from Order of Malta

Grand Master: Sire's book is 'gravely offensive, disrespectful'

Cupich denies drafting rival plan before USCCB meeting

Says Wuerl, Pope, and Roman dicastries weren't in on it

Vatican reinstates Jesuit head of German university

Priest eyes Church teaching changes on LGBT, women’s roles

Kenya bans abortion giant from offering any abortions

Orders Marie Stopes clinics to submit weekly reports

Priest and 41 others killed in cathedral attack in CAR

Many of the dead were refugees sheltering in the church

VIEW ARCHIVE
Legatus group will not collect 2019 tithe to Holy See

On hold till Board finds reinstatement 'would be prudent'

‘Dictator Pope’ author is expelled from Order of Malta

Grand Master: Sire's book is 'gravely offensive, disrespectful'

Cupich denies drafting rival plan before USCCB meeting

Says Wuerl, Pope, and Roman dicastries weren't in on it

Vatican reinstates Jesuit head of German university

Priest eyes Church teaching changes on LGBT, women’s roles

Kenya bans abortion giant from offering any abortions

Orders Marie Stopes clinics to submit weekly reports

Priest and 41 others killed in cathedral attack in CAR

Many of the dead were refugees sheltering in the church

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Just Punishment and the Death Penalty

November 15th 2018 6:51 PM

In a 2014 address to representatives of the International Association of Penal Law, Pope Francis announced his crusade for abolishing…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Locating God: a Logical Point

November 15th 2018 4:32 PM

Remember the drill? Which of these things does not belong? Example #1 (apple, banana, carrot). Easy! A carrot isn’t a…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

“Right-Left Mythology”

November 14th 2018 4:56 PM

Self-government in the political sense is only successful when each member of society is able to govern himself.  That is,…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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Topics

From the NOR Dossiers
Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

Priestly Pedophilia: Soul-Murders or Merely "Incidents"?... How Many of Our Priests Are Leading Secret Lives?... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
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

VIEW DOSSIER
Pope Francis

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