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Prostitutes in Portsmouth?

Bishop Crispian Hollis wants to legalize brothels. But, says Bishop Hollis, "that's not to say that I approve of prostitution."

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Gosnell: The Bigger Picture

Gosnell’s attorney asks why Gosnell should be convicted of murder in the case of “Baby A” but not in the cases of the countless other…

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Dracula. By Bram Stoker

For the original vampire slayers, most of them nominal Anglicans, the efficacy of Catholic sacramentals and the Sacrament quickly becomes apparent.

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English cardinal: Vicar sent pedophile to U.S. in mid-80s

Planned to send a second when his arrest was imminent

Recently-assaulted San Diego seminarian trial begins

Accused priest no longer has faculties in the diocese

African gov'ts escalate fight against U.K. abortion giant

Resolute action in Kenya spreads to Niger and Malawi

Mich. lawmakers renew ban on telemedicine abortions

PP uses abortion pill as cost-saver, stand-in for scarce docs

Irish parliament legalizes abortions up to 6 months

Rejects firm conscience protections for medical workers

U.S. Senate votes to cut support for Saudi war in Yemen

Sanders foresees help from Dem-controlled House in Jan.

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English cardinal: Vicar sent pedophile to U.S. in mid-80s

Planned to send a second when his arrest was imminent

Recently-assaulted San Diego seminarian trial begins

Accused priest no longer has faculties in the diocese

African gov'ts escalate fight against U.K. abortion giant

Resolute action in Kenya spreads to Niger and Malawi

Mich. lawmakers renew ban on telemedicine abortions

PP uses abortion pill as cost-saver, stand-in for scarce docs

Irish parliament legalizes abortions up to 6 months

Rejects firm conscience protections for medical workers

U.S. Senate votes to cut support for Saudi war in Yemen

Sanders foresees help from Dem-controlled House in Jan.

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Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

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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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Two Cheers for Democracy

By James Hanink
December 12th 2018 7:01 PM

Last week a young activist for whom I have sympathy wrote that he was hesitant to discuss democracy. Why so? Because he looks at democracy…

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Our Little Children

By Richard DellOrfano
December 12th 2018 5:04 PM

When I was a kid, coffee was served only to adults at our dinner table. Smoking was definitely a no-no, so we had to leave…

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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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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

Prostitutes in Portsmouth?

Bishop Crispian Hollis wants to legalize brothels. But, says Bishop Hollis, "that's not to say that I approve of prostitution."

READ ARTICLE
Gosnell: The Bigger Picture

Gosnell’s attorney asks why Gosnell should be convicted of murder in the case of “Baby A” but not in the cases of the countless other…

READ ARTICLE
Dracula. By Bram Stoker

For the original vampire slayers, most of them nominal Anglicans, the efficacy of Catholic sacramentals and the Sacrament quickly becomes apparent.

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
English cardinal: Vicar sent pedophile to U.S. in mid-80s

Planned to send a second when his arrest was imminent

Recently-assaulted San Diego seminarian trial begins

Accused priest no longer has faculties in the diocese

African gov'ts escalate fight against U.K. abortion giant

Resolute action in Kenya spreads to Niger and Malawi

Mich. lawmakers renew ban on telemedicine abortions

PP uses abortion pill as cost-saver, stand-in for scarce docs

Irish parliament legalizes abortions up to 6 months

Rejects firm conscience protections for medical workers

U.S. Senate votes to cut support for Saudi war in Yemen

Sanders foresees help from Dem-controlled House in Jan.

VIEW ARCHIVE
English cardinal: Vicar sent pedophile to U.S. in mid-80s

Planned to send a second when his arrest was imminent

Recently-assaulted San Diego seminarian trial begins

Accused priest no longer has faculties in the diocese

African gov'ts escalate fight against U.K. abortion giant

Resolute action in Kenya spreads to Niger and Malawi

Mich. lawmakers renew ban on telemedicine abortions

PP uses abortion pill as cost-saver, stand-in for scarce docs

Irish parliament legalizes abortions up to 6 months

Rejects firm conscience protections for medical workers

U.S. Senate votes to cut support for Saudi war in Yemen

Sanders foresees help from Dem-controlled House in Jan.

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Two Cheers for Democracy

December 12th 2018 7:01 PM

Last week a young activist for whom I have sympathy wrote that he was hesitant to discuss democracy. Why so?…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Our Little Children

December 12th 2018 5:04 PM

When I was a kid, coffee was served only to adults at our dinner table. Smoking was definitely a no-no,…

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
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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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