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New Oxford Notes: July-August 2015

Catechesis & the Average Catholic

The average American Catholic is a 48-year-old woman married to a Catholic spouse with whom she has two children. She attends Mass at least once a month, puts $10 in the collection, and is not very active in her parish.

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Acquiescing to Alternative Voices

The spectacle of Catholics supporting social movements that counter Church teaching can't be blamed on poor catechesis but on the absence of catechesis.

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Barbarians at the Gates of Civilization

ISIS militants are true barbarians. Unlike most American or European rioters, they are evildoers . They've devoted their lives to violence and terror, destruction and mayhem.

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