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New Oxford Notes: December 2011

Behind the Mask

The media hype a world population of seven billion, but growth is decelerating and we’ll face a new problem: under-population.

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Incredible Shrinking Churches

Some mainline Protestant denominations are in rapid decline because they have no message that is discernibly different from the secular culture.

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The "Super Catholic" Syndrome

Catholic apostolates and institutions must practice transparency and overcome the pitfalls of secrecy and elitism in order to avoid cultishness or a polarized, us-vs.-them mentality.

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