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New Oxford Notes: July-August 2017

The Song Remains the Same

The Vatican evidently wants neither to ban nor not ban homosexuals from the priesthood, since it again chose to do neither in a recently-issued document on clerical formation.

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Silence of the Shepherds

ISIS capitalizes on the West's ignorance of its own history. The Pope and bishops should allow competent theologians and historians to publicly defend the faith against Muslim propaganda.

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