New Oxford Notes: February 2009
Whenever gay-rights groups are challenged democratically and lose, they complain of being victims of entrenched bigots. November's elections provide some excellent examples.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
The Vatican Toes the Line
Among the nations of the Old World only the Vatican raises her lonely voice against the enshrinement of immorality into law and as a result becomes the target of public scorn and ridicule.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
The Latest Skirmish in the Pius Wars...
The beatification process of Pope Pius XII should present no insurmountable obstacle to friendly Catholic-Jewish relations or Vatican-Israel alliances. But some don't see it that way.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
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