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New Oxford Notes: January-February 2011

The Extraordinary Ordinariate

In England, with the establishment of the or­dinariate, the effects of Pope Benedict's 2010 visit could be felt in concrete ways for years to come.

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Words of Wisdom from the Walrus

Was John Lennon correct when he prophesied that The Beatles were bigger than Jesus, that rock n'roll would outlive Christianity?

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Condom-mania, the Rerun

Here we go again. It's been about sixteen months since the last outbreak, but papal condom-mania has resurfaced. This time the Pope is the hero.

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Soldiers for the Battle

Only a tiny number of American priests are trained in the rite of exorcism, and these few have been overwhelmed by requests to evaluate claims of possession.

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