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In order to declare someone “the greatest,” one must stay in the domain of his competence and be acquainted with all ‘competing’ works. This is…

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The Strange Magnetism of Virtual Fisticuffs

What happens when a fairly obscure writer picks a fight with a Christian YouTube celebrity who has over 200,000 followers?

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Once Faustus takes possession of Mephistophilis as his servant, it becomes apparent that the Devil isn’t so much serving as manipulating him.

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Most view proposed resolution as redundant, ambiguous

Buffalo parishioners speak via collection basket, feet

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Pope's media allies are silent on persecution in China

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U.S. bishops’ advisory council: Investigate seminaries

Audit would aim to root out predatory gay behavior

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DiNardo: We'll take 'strongest possible actions' in future

'We will do so in communion with the Universal Church'

Denver archdiocese removed seminary vice-rector in '07

Abused seminarian not helped by rules that apply to children

Bishops won't ask Holy See to release McCarrick files

Most view proposed resolution as redundant, ambiguous

Buffalo parishioners speak via collection basket, feet

Priest: 'People are leaving in droves' over Bishop Malone

Pope's media allies are silent on persecution in China

Bishop and now four priests subjected to indoctrination

U.S. bishops’ advisory council: Investigate seminaries

Audit would aim to root out predatory gay behavior

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What to Say When I Die

By James Hanink
November 7th 2018 4:36 PM

When I die, I’ll have plenty to say. But, gentle reader, you’ll not hear it. Friends, neighbors, and writers of obituaries will, no doubt, have…

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‘Hate Speech’ at Another Catholic College

By Barbara Rose
November 7th 2018 7:23 PM

You may recall New Oxford Review’s story of a Providence College student named Michael Smalanskas, who bravely confronted politically-correct college administrators over his display about…

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“Right-Left Mythology”

By Rob Agnelli
November 14th 2018 4:56 PM

Self-government in the political sense is only successful when each member of society is able to govern himself.  That is, democracy only works when the…

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Front & Center

Who Can Be Called "The Greatest"?

In order to declare someone “the greatest,” one must stay in the domain of his competence and be acquainted with all ‘competing’ works. This is…

READ ARTICLE
The Strange Magnetism of Virtual Fisticuffs

What happens when a fairly obscure writer picks a fight with a Christian YouTube celebrity who has over 200,000 followers?

READ ARTICLE
On The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

Once Faustus takes possession of Mephistophilis as his servant, it becomes apparent that the Devil isn’t so much serving as manipulating him.

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
DiNardo: We'll take 'strongest possible actions' in future

'We will do so in communion with the Universal Church'

Denver archdiocese removed seminary vice-rector in '07

Abused seminarian not helped by rules that apply to children

Bishops won't ask Holy See to release McCarrick files

Most view proposed resolution as redundant, ambiguous

Buffalo parishioners speak via collection basket, feet

Priest: 'People are leaving in droves' over Bishop Malone

Pope's media allies are silent on persecution in China

Bishop and now four priests subjected to indoctrination

U.S. bishops’ advisory council: Investigate seminaries

Audit would aim to root out predatory gay behavior

VIEW ARCHIVE
DiNardo: We'll take 'strongest possible actions' in future

'We will do so in communion with the Universal Church'

Denver archdiocese removed seminary vice-rector in '07

Abused seminarian not helped by rules that apply to children

Bishops won't ask Holy See to release McCarrick files

Most view proposed resolution as redundant, ambiguous

Buffalo parishioners speak via collection basket, feet

Priest: 'People are leaving in droves' over Bishop Malone

Pope's media allies are silent on persecution in China

Bishop and now four priests subjected to indoctrination

U.S. bishops’ advisory council: Investigate seminaries

Audit would aim to root out predatory gay behavior

VIEW ARCHIVE

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What to Say When I Die

November 7th 2018 4:36 PM

When I die, I’ll have plenty to say. But, gentle reader, you’ll not hear it. Friends, neighbors, and writers of…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

‘Hate Speech’ at Another Catholic College

November 7th 2018 7:23 PM

You may recall New Oxford Review’s story of a Providence College student named Michael Smalanskas, who bravely confronted politically-correct college…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

“Right-Left Mythology”

November 14th 2018 4:56 PM

Self-government in the political sense is only successful when each member of society is able to govern himself.  That is,…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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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

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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