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The cultivation of leisure, friendship, good cooking, and delightful storytelling are never learned if everyone is too busy or too lazy to be host or…

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Briefly Reviewed: September 2020

Here we review When Silence Speaks: The Life and Spirituality of Elisabeth Leseur... Paul, A New Covenant Jew: Rethinking Pauline Theology

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The News You May Have Missed: September 2020

False Flag... Local Hero... Bread & Circuses NYC... Treasure Hunt... Monkey Business... Talk to the Glove... Double Donors... and more

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Powerful Vatican cardinal Becciu resigns amid scandal

And relinquishes rights; Vatican is tight-lipped on details

Ex finance reformer Pell welcomes Becciu resignation

Thanks, congratulates Pope on 'cleaning of the stables'

Ejected W.V. bishop doesn't want 'to battle' successor

Brennan called Bransfield apology 'self-serving, lacking'

Pope calls for practical subsidiarity to end COVID crisis

Rues that 'the powerful' are heeded 'more than the weak'

Conference highlights 'forgotten' persecuted Christians

Advocates focus on 'genocide' in Nigeria, and Turkey

Caviezel: Mel Gibson working on sequel to ‘The Passion'

Effort now in 'third draft'; scheduled for release in 2022

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Powerful Vatican cardinal Becciu resigns amid scandal

And relinquishes rights; Vatican is tight-lipped on details

Ex finance reformer Pell welcomes Becciu resignation

Thanks, congratulates Pope on 'cleaning of the stables'

Ejected W.V. bishop doesn't want 'to battle' successor

Brennan called Bransfield apology 'self-serving, lacking'

Pope calls for practical subsidiarity to end COVID crisis

Rues that 'the powerful' are heeded 'more than the weak'

Conference highlights 'forgotten' persecuted Christians

Advocates focus on 'genocide' in Nigeria, and Turkey

Caviezel: Mel Gibson working on sequel to ‘The Passion'

Effort now in 'third draft'; scheduled for release in 2022

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From Murderer to Monk… My (Crooked) Path to the Monastery… Why Attila the Hun Would Have Sacked a Protestant Rome… 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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Fatima: Secrets & Conspiracies

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

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History’s Balance Sheet

By David Daintree
September 25th 2020 4:02 PM

Nowadays many people hope for a multinational and god-free world. That is their “promised land.” For such people Christianity has brought more misery than relief,…

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A Pig Parable

By Richard DellOrfano
September 25th 2020 3:38 PM

Our pleasant Massachusetts suburban neighborhood smelled horrible on rare occasions. The perfume of  blooming lilacs across the road couldn’t mask the odor wafting on a…

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Nuclear Rearmament

By James Hanink
September 15th 2020 2:59 PM

In California, where bad things often begin, the papers tell us that we are facing a climate apocalypse. The fires are, indeed, horrific. But there’s…

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Pope St. John Paul II

Kindred Spirits, Fellow Victors... The Pope as Playwright... Neither East nor West: On the Pope's Radical New Encyclical...

St. John Henry Cardinal Newman

The Two Worlds of John Henry Newman… Newman's Advice to Anglo-Catholics… Newman’s Prophetic Challenge to Clericalism…

Dorothy Day & the Catholic Worker

No Catholic Church, No Dorothy Day… The Catholic Worker: Is It Still Catholic?... The Gentle Catholic Radicalism of Peter Maurin… more

Flannery O'Connor

Fragmented Lives of Incomplete Reckoning... Tyranny of the Perverse Will... From the Grotesque to Love... Flannery O’Connor: And Her Own Received Her Not... and more

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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Hospitality

The cultivation of leisure, friendship, good cooking, and delightful storytelling are never learned if everyone is too busy or too lazy to be host or…

READ ARTICLE
Briefly Reviewed: September 2020

Here we review When Silence Speaks: The Life and Spirituality of Elisabeth Leseur... Paul, A New Covenant Jew: Rethinking Pauline Theology

READ ARTICLE
The News You May Have Missed: September 2020

False Flag... Local Hero... Bread & Circuses NYC... Treasure Hunt... Monkey Business... Talk to the Glove... Double Donors... and more

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Powerful Vatican cardinal Becciu resigns amid scandal

And relinquishes rights; Vatican is tight-lipped on details

Ex finance reformer Pell welcomes Becciu resignation

Thanks, congratulates Pope on 'cleaning of the stables'

Ejected W.V. bishop doesn't want 'to battle' successor

Brennan called Bransfield apology 'self-serving, lacking'

Pope calls for practical subsidiarity to end COVID crisis

Rues that 'the powerful' are heeded 'more than the weak'

Conference highlights 'forgotten' persecuted Christians

Advocates focus on 'genocide' in Nigeria, and Turkey

Caviezel: Mel Gibson working on sequel to ‘The Passion'

Effort now in 'third draft'; scheduled for release in 2022

VIEW ARCHIVE
Powerful Vatican cardinal Becciu resigns amid scandal

And relinquishes rights; Vatican is tight-lipped on details

Ex finance reformer Pell welcomes Becciu resignation

Thanks, congratulates Pope on 'cleaning of the stables'

Ejected W.V. bishop doesn't want 'to battle' successor

Brennan called Bransfield apology 'self-serving, lacking'

Pope calls for practical subsidiarity to end COVID crisis

Rues that 'the powerful' are heeded 'more than the weak'

Conference highlights 'forgotten' persecuted Christians

Advocates focus on 'genocide' in Nigeria, and Turkey

Caviezel: Mel Gibson working on sequel to ‘The Passion'

Effort now in 'third draft'; scheduled for release in 2022

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

History’s Balance Sheet

September 25th 2020 4:02 PM

Nowadays many people hope for a multinational and god-free world. That is their “promised land.” For such people Christianity has…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

A Pig Parable

September 25th 2020 3:38 PM

Our pleasant Massachusetts suburban neighborhood smelled horrible on rare occasions. The perfume of  blooming lilacs across the road couldn’t mask…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Nuclear Rearmament

September 15th 2020 2:59 PM

In California, where bad things often begin, the papers tell us that we are facing a climate apocalypse. The fires…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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From the NOR Dossiers
Conversion Stories

From Murderer to Monk… My (Crooked) Path to the Monastery… Why Attila the Hun Would Have Sacked a Protestant Rome… 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
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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