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New Oxford Notes: February 2003

Funerals in the Free Market

Harper's magazine published a list of 15 "theme funerals" compiled by the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association.

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Hocus-Pocus Catholicism?

Fr. Kevin Codd would appear to be denying that Transubstantiation is a miracle.

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Mental Illness as a Family Value

A category called "Relational Disorders" applies to "family relationships," such that couples who quarrel and parents and children who clash could be diagnosed and treated.

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Beware of Ronitis, The Latest Deadly Disease

Fr. Ron says suicide is a "painful disease."

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Is It Time for Co-ed Rectories & Religious Communities?

A debate is raging as to whether homosexually inclined men should continue to be admitted to seminaries.

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What Psychologists "Know"

We can't have priests, especially "gay" priests with their "gifts," repress their sexuality.

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