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New Oxford Notes: April 2003

Hitting Below the Belt

Crisis magazine responds to Michael Rose by banning NOR's ads from their pages.

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It's Time for Another Free Speech Movement

She required that we ban, Those damned suffixes, "man."

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The Plight of the Diocesan Catholic Journalist

A former editor of a California diocesan paper says "it's a mistake to refer to us as 'journalists'... We're publicists or PR men for the bishops."

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If Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right, Would Three?

Amy Welborn says she is, after an annulment, in her "second marriage" - to a former priest.

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