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The Pastoral Problem of Priests in Prison

"Ordinary" criminals -- murderers and thieves -- still retain a sense of moral outrage against the hideous evil of child sexual abuse.

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The Futility of Trying to Derive a Religion from a Book

‘Scripture Alone’ fails both Muslims and Protestants, as living by one text leads to problems of authority and fundamentalism.

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On the Canonization of Pope Paul VI

Paul VI was arguably the most influential — and assailed — Catholic of the 20th century. His impact on the Church was unparalleled, due to…

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Pope marks anniversary of UN human-rights documents

Recalls the vulnerable, starting with the aborted unborn

Ireland: 500 nurses, midwives join abortion-bill protest

Survey: 70% of GPs are unwilling to perform abortions

L.A. archdiocese to press charges against sisters

Two retired religious embezzled $500,000 from school

Ecumenical Patriarch: We're 'not intimidated by threats'

Says clash with Moscow is to bring peace to Ukraine

George Will op-ed: If Gosnell’s victims were middle class

...then maybe the media would have shown interest

Justice Thomas accuses colleagues of avoiding PP case

Hot-button issue 'does not justify abdicating our duty'

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Pope marks anniversary of UN human-rights documents

Recalls the vulnerable, starting with the aborted unborn

Ireland: 500 nurses, midwives join abortion-bill protest

Survey: 70% of GPs are unwilling to perform abortions

L.A. archdiocese to press charges against sisters

Two retired religious embezzled $500,000 from school

Ecumenical Patriarch: We're 'not intimidated by threats'

Says clash with Moscow is to bring peace to Ukraine

George Will op-ed: If Gosnell’s victims were middle class

...then maybe the media would have shown interest

Justice Thomas accuses colleagues of avoiding PP case

Hot-button issue 'does not justify abdicating our duty'

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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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Singing the Home Town Blues

By James Hanink
December 7th 2018 5:11 PM

For some decades now my “home town” has been Guess Where, California. My plan is to keep it that way. These days, though, I’m singing…

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A Dogma for Today

By Rob Agnelli
December 10th 2018 4:32 PM

In The World’s First Love, Fulton Sheen draws attention to the timing of the definition of the Immaculate Conception.  The first televangelist sees in Pope Pius…

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Unspeakable Crimes

By James Hanink
December 4th 2018 4:22 PM

Most crimes are petty. Shop lifting, for instance, spikes over the holiday season. Maybe crimes of passion do so as well. They’re the result of…

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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

The Pastoral Problem of Priests in Prison

"Ordinary" criminals -- murderers and thieves -- still retain a sense of moral outrage against the hideous evil of child sexual abuse.

READ ARTICLE
The Futility of Trying to Derive a Religion from a Book

‘Scripture Alone’ fails both Muslims and Protestants, as living by one text leads to problems of authority and fundamentalism.

READ ARTICLE
On the Canonization of Pope Paul VI

Paul VI was arguably the most influential — and assailed — Catholic of the 20th century. His impact on the Church was unparalleled, due to…

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Pope marks anniversary of UN human-rights documents

Recalls the vulnerable, starting with the aborted unborn

Ireland: 500 nurses, midwives join abortion-bill protest

Survey: 70% of GPs are unwilling to perform abortions

L.A. archdiocese to press charges against sisters

Two retired religious embezzled $500,000 from school

Ecumenical Patriarch: We're 'not intimidated by threats'

Says clash with Moscow is to bring peace to Ukraine

George Will op-ed: If Gosnell’s victims were middle class

...then maybe the media would have shown interest

Justice Thomas accuses colleagues of avoiding PP case

Hot-button issue 'does not justify abdicating our duty'

VIEW ARCHIVE
Pope marks anniversary of UN human-rights documents

Recalls the vulnerable, starting with the aborted unborn

Ireland: 500 nurses, midwives join abortion-bill protest

Survey: 70% of GPs are unwilling to perform abortions

L.A. archdiocese to press charges against sisters

Two retired religious embezzled $500,000 from school

Ecumenical Patriarch: We're 'not intimidated by threats'

Says clash with Moscow is to bring peace to Ukraine

George Will op-ed: If Gosnell’s victims were middle class

...then maybe the media would have shown interest

Justice Thomas accuses colleagues of avoiding PP case

Hot-button issue 'does not justify abdicating our duty'

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Singing the Home Town Blues

December 7th 2018 5:11 PM

For some decades now my “home town” has been Guess Where, California. My plan is to keep it that way.…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

A Dogma for Today

December 10th 2018 4:32 PM

In The World’s First Love, Fulton Sheen draws attention to the timing of the definition of the Immaculate Conception.  The first…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Unspeakable Crimes

December 4th 2018 4:22 PM

Most crimes are petty. Shop lifting, for instance, spikes over the holiday season. Maybe crimes of passion do so as…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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Topics

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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