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New Oxford Notes: April 2013

Individuality: The New Conformity

Trendy, "uncommon" children's names are actually quite common, revealing an odd type of conformity called "herd-like individuality" as well as a rush away from meaningful Christian names.

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Sex, Lies & Dossiers: The Vatican at the Crossroads

The months leading up to the recent papal conclave saw abundant stories of Vatican intrigue, from last year's curious VatiLeaks scandal to a confidential dossier made available exclusively to the new pontiff.

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