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New Oxford Notes: February 2009

Sore Losers

Whenever gay-rights groups are challenged democratically and lose, they complain of being victims of entrenched bigots. November's elections provide some excellent examples.

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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.

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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.

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