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The Neo-Pagans Are Giving Ancient Paganism a Bad Name

The rise of para-pagan cults is related to the demise of the classical basis of liberal education, and the loss of a common sense of…

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What “Old Books” Have to Teach Us About Being Human in the 21st Century

Although we have more books available to us than at any time in history, fewer and fewer of us read great literature, distracted as we…

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World on FIRE

The FIRE strategy -- which stands for financial independence, retire early -- doesn’t alter the debt-peonage economy; it just carves out exceptions for a select…

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Mexican bishops won't pay medical expenses of priests

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Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Australian police

Virus is under control, so half of population still unvaxxed

Pew poll: Most Catholics favor Communion for Biden

Partisan divide: 87% of Dems, 44% of Republicans say so

Justice C. Thomas credits nuns’ anti-racist example

'No greater truth' than what nuns, grandparents taught

Pope: Synodality is the Church of Acts of the Apostles

'Solutions must be sought by letting God speak' in others

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New Brunswick: Only the vaccinated can attend Mass

Archbp.: No jab, no Jesus rule is per 'government's request'

Mexican bishops won't pay medical expenses of priests

Who get COVID but had chosen not to be vaccinated

Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Australian police

Virus is under control, so half of population still unvaxxed

Pew poll: Most Catholics favor Communion for Biden

Partisan divide: 87% of Dems, 44% of Republicans say so

Justice C. Thomas credits nuns’ anti-racist example

'No greater truth' than what nuns, grandparents taught

Pope: Synodality is the Church of Acts of the Apostles

'Solutions must be sought by letting God speak' in others

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The New Buzz Wxrd

By Magdalena Moreno
September 20th 2021 3:15 PM

Living as I do in the San Francisco Bay Area, it is impossible to keep up with all the neologisms that have been concocted…

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Hearsay Evidence

By Richard DellOrfano
September 17th 2021 2:18 PM

In our everyday decisions we use hearsay reputations to decide, say, for or against a dentist or doctor. Reliable references from former patients are helpful,…

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Limits of Transparency

By James Hanink
September 16th 2021 2:03 PM

Transparency is important. Interested in the latest batch of election returns? In California, the Secretary of State posts them in real time. Concerned about what…

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Front & Center

The Neo-Pagans Are Giving Ancient Paganism a Bad Name

The rise of para-pagan cults is related to the demise of the classical basis of liberal education, and the loss of a common sense of…

READ ARTICLE
What “Old Books” Have to Teach Us About Being Human in the 21st Century

Although we have more books available to us than at any time in history, fewer and fewer of us read great literature, distracted as we…

READ ARTICLE
World on FIRE

The FIRE strategy -- which stands for financial independence, retire early -- doesn’t alter the debt-peonage economy; it just carves out exceptions for a select…

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In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
New Brunswick: Only the vaccinated can attend Mass

Archbp.: No jab, no Jesus rule is per 'government's request'

Mexican bishops won't pay medical expenses of priests

Who get COVID but had chosen not to be vaccinated

Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Australian police

Virus is under control, so half of population still unvaxxed

Pew poll: Most Catholics favor Communion for Biden

Partisan divide: 87% of Dems, 44% of Republicans say so

Justice C. Thomas credits nuns’ anti-racist example

'No greater truth' than what nuns, grandparents taught

Pope: Synodality is the Church of Acts of the Apostles

'Solutions must be sought by letting God speak' in others

VIEW ARCHIVE
New Brunswick: Only the vaccinated can attend Mass

Archbp.: No jab, no Jesus rule is per 'government's request'

Mexican bishops won't pay medical expenses of priests

Who get COVID but had chosen not to be vaccinated

Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Australian police

Virus is under control, so half of population still unvaxxed

Pew poll: Most Catholics favor Communion for Biden

Partisan divide: 87% of Dems, 44% of Republicans say so

Justice C. Thomas credits nuns’ anti-racist example

'No greater truth' than what nuns, grandparents taught

Pope: Synodality is the Church of Acts of the Apostles

'Solutions must be sought by letting God speak' in others

VIEW ARCHIVE

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The New Buzz Wxrd

September 20th 2021 3:15 PM

Living as I do in the San Francisco Bay Area, it is impossible to keep up with all the…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Hearsay Evidence

September 17th 2021 2:18 PM

In our everyday decisions we use hearsay reputations to decide, say, for or against a dentist or doctor. Reliable references…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Limits of Transparency

September 16th 2021 2:03 PM

Transparency is important. Interested in the latest batch of election returns? In California, the Secretary of State posts them in…

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From the NOR Dossiers
Latin Mass

At Mass, Actions Speak Louder Than Words... Where Has All the Latin Gone?... The New Mass Just Can't Be Fixed...

VIEW DOSSIER
Liturgy, Liturgical Rites & Devotions

Liturgy that Speaks to the Soul... Altar Boys: The Problem or the Solution?... Turning Catholics Into a Stiff-Kneed People...

VIEW DOSSIER
Political Correctness

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being... The Fraudsters of Islamophobia... Don't Call It 'Adultery,' Call It 'Loving More'... 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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