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New Oxford Notes: January 2008

Archbishop Burke Has Courage

The Archbishop of St. Louis isn't turning his head away from the fact that two Catholic women have had themselves 'ordained' priestesses.

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Be Fruitful & Multiply

In the wake of our culture's widespread use of contraception, we have experienced an increased prevalence of a number of evils.

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Pope Benedict XVI Is Ambivalent About the Second Vatican Council

The Pope says that he was "too timid" in the period immediately after Vatican II in challenging avant-garde theological positions.

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'Gay' Is Good -- for Business

The major corporations are leading the way for homosexual "rights." Good capitalists never ignore a lucrative market.

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'Nothing Short of Miracles'

Homosexuals are continuously accused of lacking stability and the deepest kind of commitment in relationships -- with good reason.

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Msgr. Mannion Is Infatuated With the Modern World

Even after Pope Benedict XVI's explicit universal indult for the Traditional Latin Mass, Our Sunday Visitor is still dismissive of the old rite.

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'The Great Blunder'

You can't blame dreamers for giving bad advice. Dreamers tend to do that. The mistake is to take the dreamers seriously.

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