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For Catholic Dissenters, Abortion Is Like Mowing Grass

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Infinite Monkey Theorem

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We can resist what Pope Francis has called the “technocratic paradigm,” a technology-inspired ideology of acquisition, consumption, and control.

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Pro-aborts project images on D.C. basilica during vigil

'Choice' group stages ploy from median across street

St. Irenaeus of Lyon to be declared Doctor of Church

Pope: Spiritual bridge between Eastern, Western Christians

TLM devotees petition Arlington bishop to ease rules

Initiator voices shock & confusion at hierarchy's actions

Open Doors issues Christian persecution Watch List

Afghanistan worst; Nigeria, India, Saudi Arabia in next 10

Boston Jesuit prep keeps unvaxxed kids behind plastic

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Gone to the Dogs

By Richard DellOrfano
January 20th 2022 9:47 PM

The pet industry is reaping billions from modern man's spiritual desolation -- that sense of emptiness and disquiet that aches for remedy. As workaholism and…

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Big Money for Abortion

By Barbara Rose
January 18th 2022 3:16 PM

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is admired by Americans for his ability to make money. But there's a dark side to all that cash. Hayden Ludwig's…

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By Richard DellOrfano
January 13th 2022 10:09 PM

I was a candidate for the Trappist monastery, back in 1968. Personal pets were not allowed—an ancient discipline to enhance the inner companionship of God.…

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For Catholic Dissenters, Abortion Is Like Mowing Grass

The authors say abortion is "like pruning one's rose bush." Pruning a rosebush makes it bloom more abundantly. But when one aborts a child, does…

READ ARTICLE
Infinite Monkey Theorem

I hated myself for helping the ape. I hated the pleasure his development gave me, like I was a god lifting this furry mute from…

READ ARTICLE
Reverie Under the Shroud

We can resist what Pope Francis has called the “technocratic paradigm,” a technology-inspired ideology of acquisition, consumption, and control.

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In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Pro-aborts project images on D.C. basilica during vigil

'Choice' group stages ploy from median across street

St. Irenaeus of Lyon to be declared Doctor of Church

Pope: Spiritual bridge between Eastern, Western Christians

TLM devotees petition Arlington bishop to ease rules

Initiator voices shock & confusion at hierarchy's actions

Open Doors issues Christian persecution Watch List

Afghanistan worst; Nigeria, India, Saudi Arabia in next 10

Boston Jesuit prep keeps unvaxxed kids behind plastic

Group decries their treatment as 'potential biohazards'

Supreme Court rejects 2nd request from Big Abortion

6-3 ruling keeps Texas law & suit at state Supreme Court

VIEW ARCHIVE
Pro-aborts project images on D.C. basilica during vigil

'Choice' group stages ploy from median across street

St. Irenaeus of Lyon to be declared Doctor of Church

Pope: Spiritual bridge between Eastern, Western Christians

TLM devotees petition Arlington bishop to ease rules

Initiator voices shock & confusion at hierarchy's actions

Open Doors issues Christian persecution Watch List

Afghanistan worst; Nigeria, India, Saudi Arabia in next 10

Boston Jesuit prep keeps unvaxxed kids behind plastic

Group decries their treatment as 'potential biohazards'

Supreme Court rejects 2nd request from Big Abortion

6-3 ruling keeps Texas law & suit at state Supreme Court

VIEW ARCHIVE

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Gone to the Dogs

January 20th 2022 9:47 PM

The pet industry is reaping billions from modern man's spiritual desolation -- that sense of emptiness and disquiet that aches…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Big Money for Abortion

January 18th 2022 3:16 PM

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is admired by Americans for his ability to make money. But there's a dark side to…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Pet Idolatry

January 13th 2022 10:09 PM

I was a candidate for the Trappist monastery, back in 1968. Personal pets were not allowed—an ancient discipline to enhance…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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Pro Life Issues & Culture of Death

The Nowhere Between Life & Death... Planned Parenthood: Seventy Years of Defying the Law... Graphic Images: An Apologia... Bumping Off Baby... more

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Sacred Music

Rising from the Mire... In Praise of Honest Sentiment... Why the Music Is So Bad... Offering Our Musical Best at Mass... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Technology

On Nurturing Man’s Spiritual Relationship with Technology... Social Media & the Decline of Human Reason... The Technological Society: Where What's Artificial Seems Natural... On the Fundamental Evil of Fragmentation... 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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