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Temptation

God does not tempt us directly but allows us to be tempted while providing us with all the graces necessary to resist evil.

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Conveying the Message of Humanae Vitae to the People of Today

Church doctrine regarding contraception is one of the least understood and accepted parts of her conjugal and sexual ethics.

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The Crystallized Church & the Technological Society

A smaller, meeker Church will be more capable of speaking to and welcoming those who have experienced the emptiness and existential horror of our age.

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Cardinal: Each bishop decides on denial of Communion

First senior Vatican official to wade into American debate

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Faithful Rosario Livatino deemed 'martyr of justice & faith'

Cdl. Mahony pens odd 'commentary' on voting laws

Endorses corporations bullying states over legislation

Pope calls for suspension of COVID vaccine patents

In video message to concert, he decries 'sick economy'

Jane Goodall at Vatican health conf.: 'We're not wise'

Says Homo sapiens, the wise ape, is 'destroying' planet

Egypt executes defrocked monk; case exposes factions

He was convicted of killing abbot in ancient monastery

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Cardinal: Each bishop decides on denial of Communion

First senior Vatican official to wade into American debate

Sicily: Italian judge killed by mafia in 1990 is beatified

Faithful Rosario Livatino deemed 'martyr of justice & faith'

Cdl. Mahony pens odd 'commentary' on voting laws

Endorses corporations bullying states over legislation

Pope calls for suspension of COVID vaccine patents

In video message to concert, he decries 'sick economy'

Jane Goodall at Vatican health conf.: 'We're not wise'

Says Homo sapiens, the wise ape, is 'destroying' planet

Egypt executes defrocked monk; case exposes factions

He was convicted of killing abbot in ancient monastery

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Marian Misconceptions... An Epic in Search of an Ending... The Private Interpretation of Private Revelations... more

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John Paul II's View on the Vernacular

By James Thunder
May 10th 2021 2:42 PM

I begin this installment by stating my love for the Latin language. I studied it in high school and graduate school. I drew on my…

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History under Review

By David Daintree
May 10th 2021 2:05 PM

The Australian Curriculum, Reporting and Assessment Authority (ACARA) issued a Consultation Curriculum for History Years 7-10 early this year. The 84-page document is described as “consultation material only” –…

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A Third Howler

By James Hanink
May 4th 2021 7:22 PM

Appeals to the common good can go wrong. In my last post I argued that Thomas Aquinas was wrong to tolerate legal prostitution on the…

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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

Temptation

God does not tempt us directly but allows us to be tempted while providing us with all the graces necessary to resist evil.

READ ARTICLE
Conveying the Message of Humanae Vitae to the People of Today

Church doctrine regarding contraception is one of the least understood and accepted parts of her conjugal and sexual ethics.

READ ARTICLE
The Crystallized Church & the Technological Society

A smaller, meeker Church will be more capable of speaking to and welcoming those who have experienced the emptiness and existential horror of our age.

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Cardinal: Each bishop decides on denial of Communion

First senior Vatican official to wade into American debate

Sicily: Italian judge killed by mafia in 1990 is beatified

Faithful Rosario Livatino deemed 'martyr of justice & faith'

Cdl. Mahony pens odd 'commentary' on voting laws

Endorses corporations bullying states over legislation

Pope calls for suspension of COVID vaccine patents

In video message to concert, he decries 'sick economy'

Jane Goodall at Vatican health conf.: 'We're not wise'

Says Homo sapiens, the wise ape, is 'destroying' planet

Egypt executes defrocked monk; case exposes factions

He was convicted of killing abbot in ancient monastery

VIEW ARCHIVE
Cardinal: Each bishop decides on denial of Communion

First senior Vatican official to wade into American debate

Sicily: Italian judge killed by mafia in 1990 is beatified

Faithful Rosario Livatino deemed 'martyr of justice & faith'

Cdl. Mahony pens odd 'commentary' on voting laws

Endorses corporations bullying states over legislation

Pope calls for suspension of COVID vaccine patents

In video message to concert, he decries 'sick economy'

Jane Goodall at Vatican health conf.: 'We're not wise'

Says Homo sapiens, the wise ape, is 'destroying' planet

Egypt executes defrocked monk; case exposes factions

He was convicted of killing abbot in ancient monastery

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

John Paul II's View on the Vernacular

May 10th 2021 2:42 PM

I begin this installment by stating my love for the Latin language. I studied it in high school and graduate…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

History under Review

May 10th 2021 2:05 PM

The Australian Curriculum, Reporting and Assessment Authority (ACARA) issued a Consultation Curriculum for History Years 7-10 early this year. The 84-page document is described…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

A Third Howler

May 4th 2021 7:22 PM

Appeals to the common good can go wrong. In my last post I argued that Thomas Aquinas was wrong to…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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Topics

From the NOR Dossiers
Atheism

Are There Atheists in Heaven?... A Laborer in Darwin’s Vineyard… Hell as the Atheist Heaven… Has Science Made God Superfluous?... more

VIEW DOSSIER
Ecumenism & Ecumania

A Trialogue With C.S. Lewis, Martin Luther & Thomas Aquinas… The Catch-22 of Ecumenical Relations With Evangelicals… more

VIEW DOSSIER
Fatima: Secrets & Conspiracies

Marian Misconceptions... An Epic in Search of an Ending... The Private Interpretation of Private Revelations... 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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