New Oxford Notes: December 2005
The Miers Disaster
Democrats and Republicans alike seemed to agree that Harriet Miers is not an "ideologue" or an "extremist" -- code words for a prolifer.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
"Thank Goodness, It Was With a Woman, Not a Man"
Conservative Catholic hero Monsignor Eugene Clark, foe of homosexuals in the clergy, is involved in a different kind of scandal.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Trouble Understanding Father's Accent?
If Catholics don't want to have large families, they should blame themselves for the priest shortage and not blame Father's accent.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Chrismukkah: It's In the Cards
A newly minted interfaith "holiday" is a multi-cultural mishmash of cherished rituals and customs with "no dogma and no rules."READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
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