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America's Children Are in Jeopardy

Suggesting that the very young, born or pre­born, are not persons is exclusivist. It makes the betrayal of children almost morally palatable.

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A Map for the Christian Family-Man

Instead of frittering away his time, a young man needs to take charge of his livelihood and plan his own family-centered home economy.

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Parental Love vs. Loveless “Rights”

"Abortion Rights: For and Against" is exceptional in showing with startling clarity how the fight over abortion is really a battle between love and lovelessness.

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In The News

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Polish cardinal defends St. JPII’s abuse-fighting record

Says view that he was sluggish is biased, contradicts facts

Montreal officials oust crucifix from 'secular' City Hall

Mayor: 'We're in a very different time now' from 1937

Belarus bishop raps gov't curbs on foreign priests, nuns

Gov't officials appear to do bidding of Orthodox church

Watchdog group: 'Complicit silence' covers pedophilia

Porn-busting priest lives under Italian state protection

Many scientists doubt pre-seminary psych evaluations

Say testing not good at finding a man's sexual problem

Catholics to protest outside L.A. Religious Ed. Congress

Conf. speakers to include Fr. James Martin, Cdl. Mahony

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Polish cardinal defends St. JPII’s abuse-fighting record

Says view that he was sluggish is biased, contradicts facts

Montreal officials oust crucifix from 'secular' City Hall

Mayor: 'We're in a very different time now' from 1937

Belarus bishop raps gov't curbs on foreign priests, nuns

Gov't officials appear to do bidding of Orthodox church

Watchdog group: 'Complicit silence' covers pedophilia

Porn-busting priest lives under Italian state protection

Many scientists doubt pre-seminary psych evaluations

Say testing not good at finding a man's sexual problem

Catholics to protest outside L.A. Religious Ed. Congress

Conf. speakers to include Fr. James Martin, Cdl. Mahony

VIEW ARCHIVE

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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

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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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Truth vs. Tinseltown

By Barbara Rose
March 22nd 2019 3:28 PM

A group of fearless movie-makers is about to release Unplanned, a film based on Abby Johnson's story of going from being manager of a Planned…

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Death Is Not What it Seems

By Richard DellOrfano
March 21st 2019 3:04 PM

It is the Ides of March. I’m at the San Marcos Cemetery. Its flat headstones, aligned between scraggly trees on acres of fresh-cut green grass,…

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Puberty Blockers and the Principle of Totality

By Rob Agnelli
March 18th 2019 3:20 PM

The Vatican News website recently printed an interview with a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life discussing the current standard of care for pubescent…

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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...

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

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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

America's Children Are in Jeopardy

Suggesting that the very young, born or pre­born, are not persons is exclusivist. It makes the betrayal of children almost morally palatable.

READ ARTICLE
A Map for the Christian Family-Man

Instead of frittering away his time, a young man needs to take charge of his livelihood and plan his own family-centered home economy.

READ ARTICLE
Parental Love vs. Loveless “Rights”

"Abortion Rights: For and Against" is exceptional in showing with startling clarity how the fight over abortion is really a battle between love and lovelessness.

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Polish cardinal defends St. JPII’s abuse-fighting record

Says view that he was sluggish is biased, contradicts facts

Montreal officials oust crucifix from 'secular' City Hall

Mayor: 'We're in a very different time now' from 1937

Belarus bishop raps gov't curbs on foreign priests, nuns

Gov't officials appear to do bidding of Orthodox church

Watchdog group: 'Complicit silence' covers pedophilia

Porn-busting priest lives under Italian state protection

Many scientists doubt pre-seminary psych evaluations

Say testing not good at finding a man's sexual problem

Catholics to protest outside L.A. Religious Ed. Congress

Conf. speakers to include Fr. James Martin, Cdl. Mahony

VIEW ARCHIVE
Polish cardinal defends St. JPII’s abuse-fighting record

Says view that he was sluggish is biased, contradicts facts

Montreal officials oust crucifix from 'secular' City Hall

Mayor: 'We're in a very different time now' from 1937

Belarus bishop raps gov't curbs on foreign priests, nuns

Gov't officials appear to do bidding of Orthodox church

Watchdog group: 'Complicit silence' covers pedophilia

Porn-busting priest lives under Italian state protection

Many scientists doubt pre-seminary psych evaluations

Say testing not good at finding a man's sexual problem

Catholics to protest outside L.A. Religious Ed. Congress

Conf. speakers to include Fr. James Martin, Cdl. Mahony

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Truth vs. Tinseltown

March 22nd 2019 3:28 PM

A group of fearless movie-makers is about to release Unplanned, a film based on Abby Johnson's story of going from…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Death Is Not What it Seems

March 21st 2019 3:04 PM

It is the Ides of March. I’m at the San Marcos Cemetery. Its flat headstones, aligned between scraggly trees on…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Puberty Blockers and the Principle of Totality

March 18th 2019 3:20 PM

The Vatican News website recently printed an interview with a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life discussing the current…

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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