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The Underclass, Part III: Drugs

How else to think of drug use — by anyone, living anywhere — as but the most obvious evidence of nihilism, of despair?

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The Hollywood Scandal Behind the Clerical Scandal

U.S. media and the American judicial system will gladly go after a high-ranking Catholic priest or bishop but will run cover for powerful Hollywood directors…

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“The Birth-mark.” By Nathaniel Hawthorne

Should we try to repair our imperfections using our human ingenuity and genius? In other words, should man aspire to control nature, to play God?

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Pope refuses convicted French cardinal's resignation

Barbarin will 'retire for a time,' leaving vicar general to lead

Kazakhstan bishops support accused ex-nuncio to UN

Say financial corruption charges 'unfounded,' sexual doubted

Moroccan Christians call for greater religious freedom

Ask for intervention ahead of papal visit in ten days

Milwaukee diocese takes Weakland's name off buildings

Archbp. William Cousins's too; 'as sign of our repentance'

Calif. Christian college flip-flops again on gay romance

Provost: Students not required to be Christian to attend

Nigeria: 10 more Christians killed by Muslim Fulani men

140 dead and 160 houses destroyed in past five weeks

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Pope refuses convicted French cardinal's resignation

Barbarin will 'retire for a time,' leaving vicar general to lead

Kazakhstan bishops support accused ex-nuncio to UN

Say financial corruption charges 'unfounded,' sexual doubted

Moroccan Christians call for greater religious freedom

Ask for intervention ahead of papal visit in ten days

Milwaukee diocese takes Weakland's name off buildings

Archbp. William Cousins's too; 'as sign of our repentance'

Calif. Christian college flip-flops again on gay romance

Provost: Students not required to be Christian to attend

Nigeria: 10 more Christians killed by Muslim Fulani men

140 dead and 160 houses destroyed in past five weeks

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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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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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What Price Permissiveness?

By Pieter Vree
March 11th 2019 5:31 PM

Remember the U.S. Army’s old advertising slogan, “Freedom Isn’t Free”? Now we know that sexual freedom isn’t free either. According to a USA Today report…

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A Forgotten Man

By Richard DellOrfano
March 13th 2019 2:26 PM

I’ve lived in my lower class neighborhood since 1973 when I bought a four-bedroom house and rented rooms to other youths hoping to start a…

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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 Underclass, Part III: Drugs

How else to think of drug use — by anyone, living anywhere — as but the most obvious evidence of nihilism, of despair?

READ ARTICLE
The Hollywood Scandal Behind the Clerical Scandal

U.S. media and the American judicial system will gladly go after a high-ranking Catholic priest or bishop but will run cover for powerful Hollywood directors…

READ ARTICLE
“The Birth-mark.” By Nathaniel Hawthorne

Should we try to repair our imperfections using our human ingenuity and genius? In other words, should man aspire to control nature, to play God?

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Pope refuses convicted French cardinal's resignation

Barbarin will 'retire for a time,' leaving vicar general to lead

Kazakhstan bishops support accused ex-nuncio to UN

Say financial corruption charges 'unfounded,' sexual doubted

Moroccan Christians call for greater religious freedom

Ask for intervention ahead of papal visit in ten days

Milwaukee diocese takes Weakland's name off buildings

Archbp. William Cousins's too; 'as sign of our repentance'

Calif. Christian college flip-flops again on gay romance

Provost: Students not required to be Christian to attend

Nigeria: 10 more Christians killed by Muslim Fulani men

140 dead and 160 houses destroyed in past five weeks

VIEW ARCHIVE
Pope refuses convicted French cardinal's resignation

Barbarin will 'retire for a time,' leaving vicar general to lead

Kazakhstan bishops support accused ex-nuncio to UN

Say financial corruption charges 'unfounded,' sexual doubted

Moroccan Christians call for greater religious freedom

Ask for intervention ahead of papal visit in ten days

Milwaukee diocese takes Weakland's name off buildings

Archbp. William Cousins's too; 'as sign of our repentance'

Calif. Christian college flip-flops again on gay romance

Provost: Students not required to be Christian to attend

Nigeria: 10 more Christians killed by Muslim Fulani men

140 dead and 160 houses destroyed in past five weeks

VIEW ARCHIVE

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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

What Price Permissiveness?

March 11th 2019 5:31 PM

Remember the U.S. Army’s old advertising slogan, “Freedom Isn’t Free”? Now we know that sexual freedom isn’t free either. According…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

A Forgotten Man

March 13th 2019 2:26 PM

I’ve lived in my lower class neighborhood since 1973 when I bought a four-bedroom house and rented rooms to other…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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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

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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