New Oxford Notes: April 2008
Haste & Heroism
In his revision of the Good Friday prayer for the Jews, Pope Benedict didn't compromise the call to "preach the gospel to every creature."READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
For Fear of the Jews
Nobody would ever mistake the timid troupe that makes up the majority of Catholic bishops for radical imams who issue fatwas.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Nothing Distinctive About the Church
The U.S. bishops are relieved that the Church's record on the sexual abuse of minors is no worse than that of our society as a whole.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
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 MORE ON THIS NOTE.
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