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The U.S. Catholic Church Is Sinking Fast -- Part III

The more Catholics enjoy the material and social comforts of mainstream America, it seems, the more they lose their faith.

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Is Francis’s Revised Teaching on the Death Penalty a Development of Doctrine?

The Culture of Life may be advanced by the Holy Father’s innovation, but he has forged an unsettling theological path to take us there.

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The Futility of Trying to Derive a Religion from a Book

‘Scripture Alone’ fails both Muslims and Protestants, as living by one text leads to problems of authority and fundamentalism.

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Accused German priest remains active at Vatican CDF

He admitted to soliciting woman for sex in confessional

India: Nuns who protested bishop now fear for lives

They appeal to gov't minister after no response from Rome

Mexico's bishops pray for 79 killed by pipeline blast

Pipe punctured by fuel thieves; 100s had gathered around

Nigerian bishops call for fair presidential elections

Warn against illegal practices such as buying, selling votes

Top Swiss bishop approves convicted abuser as pastor

Diocese fails to inform parish; bishop touts 'second chance'

Dem senator doubles down, suggests K of C is ‘alt-right’

Cites 'extreme positions' of pro-life, marriage advocacy

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Accused German priest remains active at Vatican CDF

He admitted to soliciting woman for sex in confessional

India: Nuns who protested bishop now fear for lives

They appeal to gov't minister after no response from Rome

Mexico's bishops pray for 79 killed by pipeline blast

Pipe punctured by fuel thieves; 100s had gathered around

Nigerian bishops call for fair presidential elections

Warn against illegal practices such as buying, selling votes

Top Swiss bishop approves convicted abuser as pastor

Diocese fails to inform parish; bishop touts 'second chance'

Dem senator doubles down, suggests K of C is ‘alt-right’

Cites 'extreme positions' of pro-life, marriage advocacy

VIEW ARCHIVE

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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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Talking to Young(er) People

By James Hanink
January 21st 2019 9:15 PM

A few preliminaries. I myself, personally, am not that old. Now my friend, and NOR stalwart, Jim Schall, SJ, is really old. He's 91 and…

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Fruits of the Same Tree

By Rob Agnelli
January 18th 2019 4:03 PM

Since its promulgation in 1995, St. John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae has become like a pro-life manifesto.  It is often cited not just for…

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The Celibate Priesthood

By Richard DellOrfano
January 14th 2019 4:43 PM

Cardinal Marx has called for "new thinking" on sexual issues, including celibacy. His liberal perspective reflects pressure to end mandatory priestly celibacy, a contested issue…

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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

The U.S. Catholic Church Is Sinking Fast -- Part III

The more Catholics enjoy the material and social comforts of mainstream America, it seems, the more they lose their faith.

READ ARTICLE
Is Francis’s Revised Teaching on the Death Penalty a Development of Doctrine?

The Culture of Life may be advanced by the Holy Father’s innovation, but he has forged an unsettling theological path to take us there.

READ ARTICLE
The Futility of Trying to Derive a Religion from a Book

‘Scripture Alone’ fails both Muslims and Protestants, as living by one text leads to problems of authority and fundamentalism.

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Accused German priest remains active at Vatican CDF

He admitted to soliciting woman for sex in confessional

India: Nuns who protested bishop now fear for lives

They appeal to gov't minister after no response from Rome

Mexico's bishops pray for 79 killed by pipeline blast

Pipe punctured by fuel thieves; 100s had gathered around

Nigerian bishops call for fair presidential elections

Warn against illegal practices such as buying, selling votes

Top Swiss bishop approves convicted abuser as pastor

Diocese fails to inform parish; bishop touts 'second chance'

Dem senator doubles down, suggests K of C is ‘alt-right’

Cites 'extreme positions' of pro-life, marriage advocacy

VIEW ARCHIVE
Accused German priest remains active at Vatican CDF

He admitted to soliciting woman for sex in confessional

India: Nuns who protested bishop now fear for lives

They appeal to gov't minister after no response from Rome

Mexico's bishops pray for 79 killed by pipeline blast

Pipe punctured by fuel thieves; 100s had gathered around

Nigerian bishops call for fair presidential elections

Warn against illegal practices such as buying, selling votes

Top Swiss bishop approves convicted abuser as pastor

Diocese fails to inform parish; bishop touts 'second chance'

Dem senator doubles down, suggests K of C is ‘alt-right’

Cites 'extreme positions' of pro-life, marriage advocacy

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Talking to Young(er) People

January 21st 2019 9:15 PM

A few preliminaries. I myself, personally, am not that old. Now my friend, and NOR stalwart, Jim Schall, SJ, is…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Fruits of the Same Tree

January 18th 2019 4:03 PM

Since its promulgation in 1995, St. John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae has become like a pro-life manifesto.  It is…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

The Celibate Priesthood

January 14th 2019 4:43 PM

Cardinal Marx has called for "new thinking" on sexual issues, including celibacy. His liberal perspective reflects pressure to end mandatory…

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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