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For Whom the Bells Toll Not

A bell must be rung with human hands, and ring into something, and it depends on a landscape and a faithful body of hearers for…

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The Pontifical Academy for What?

The Academy for Life’s horizons are so broad that it seems to have lost sight of its mission to promote and defend the Church’s pro-life…

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The News You May Have Missed: November 2022

Pronoun Prisoner... Corpse Composting in California... Final Frontier... Finger-Lickin’ Gross... Honey Coma... A Page from History... and more

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Newman Center in Nebraska receives shooting threat

Because Students for Life was hosting a workshop there

'Synodal Way' architect: Its goal is political pressure

Sternberg: Effort 'much more successful' than imagined

Vatican investigation of Cardinal Maradiaga stalls

As he attempts to turn university into independent NGO

Ex-Anglican nixes request to become Catholic priest

Ashenden: I was told doing so would require silence

Calif. 3-year window to file abuse lawsuits soon closes

Lawyers: 66 accused & 116 suits in one county alone

Catholic activists in Africa join anti-Disney push

Call media giant 'a perverse indoctrination machine'

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Newman Center in Nebraska receives shooting threat

Because Students for Life was hosting a workshop there

'Synodal Way' architect: Its goal is political pressure

Sternberg: Effort 'much more successful' than imagined

Vatican investigation of Cardinal Maradiaga stalls

As he attempts to turn university into independent NGO

Ex-Anglican nixes request to become Catholic priest

Ashenden: I was told doing so would require silence

Calif. 3-year window to file abuse lawsuits soon closes

Lawyers: 66 accused & 116 suits in one county alone

Catholic activists in Africa join anti-Disney push

Call media giant 'a perverse indoctrination machine'

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Writing Opinion Pieces

By David Daintree
December 5th 2022 1:37 PM

Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh (Eccl. xii.12).   There was a time when “opinion pieces” occasionally changed…

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The Season for 'Mr. Blue'

By James Thunder
November 30th 2022 2:57 PM

In 1928 Myles Connolly published his 120-page debut novel, Mr. Blue. This book and author come to mind at this time of year because the…

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Work, Workers & Wonder

By James Hanink
November 29th 2022 8:37 PM

Under the direction of the United Auto Workers, 48,000 “academic workers,” chiefly researchers and graduate students, at the University of California are on strike—the largest…

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Front & Center

For Whom the Bells Toll Not

A bell must be rung with human hands, and ring into something, and it depends on a landscape and a faithful body of hearers for…

READ ARTICLE
The Pontifical Academy for What?

The Academy for Life’s horizons are so broad that it seems to have lost sight of its mission to promote and defend the Church’s pro-life…

READ ARTICLE
The News You May Have Missed: November 2022

Pronoun Prisoner... Corpse Composting in California... Final Frontier... Finger-Lickin’ Gross... Honey Coma... A Page from History... and more

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In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Newman Center in Nebraska receives shooting threat

Because Students for Life was hosting a workshop there

'Synodal Way' architect: Its goal is political pressure

Sternberg: Effort 'much more successful' than imagined

Vatican investigation of Cardinal Maradiaga stalls

As he attempts to turn university into independent NGO

Ex-Anglican nixes request to become Catholic priest

Ashenden: I was told doing so would require silence

Calif. 3-year window to file abuse lawsuits soon closes

Lawyers: 66 accused & 116 suits in one county alone

Catholic activists in Africa join anti-Disney push

Call media giant 'a perverse indoctrination machine'

VIEW ARCHIVE
Newman Center in Nebraska receives shooting threat

Because Students for Life was hosting a workshop there

'Synodal Way' architect: Its goal is political pressure

Sternberg: Effort 'much more successful' than imagined

Vatican investigation of Cardinal Maradiaga stalls

As he attempts to turn university into independent NGO

Ex-Anglican nixes request to become Catholic priest

Ashenden: I was told doing so would require silence

Calif. 3-year window to file abuse lawsuits soon closes

Lawyers: 66 accused & 116 suits in one county alone

Catholic activists in Africa join anti-Disney push

Call media giant 'a perverse indoctrination machine'

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Writing Opinion Pieces

December 5th 2022 1:37 PM

Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh (Eccl. xii.12).   There was a time…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

The Season for 'Mr. Blue'

November 30th 2022 2:57 PM

In 1928 Myles Connolly published his 120-page debut novel, Mr. Blue. This book and author come to mind at this…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Work, Workers & Wonder

November 29th 2022 8:37 PM

Under the direction of the United Auto Workers, 48,000 “academic workers,” chiefly researchers and graduate students, at the University of…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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From the NOR Dossiers
Literature Matters by Michael S. Rose

What “Old Books” Have to Teach Us About Being Human in the 21st Century... Dracula By Bram Stoker... “William Wilson” By Edgar Allan Poe... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Radical Traditionalism

Traditionalist & Progressive Totalitarians in the Church... Why Catholic Orthodoxy Is Not 'Catholic Fundamentalism'... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Wacky Theologians

Reverend Mother Libertine... A Legacy of Dissent... The Hydra of Heterodoxy... Idiocy Undisturbed... 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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