New Oxford Notes: May 2011
A Hero of History Is Beatified
In the final analysis, can any of the objections voiced against his beatification stand up to the proof that God Himself intervened in the temporal world in response to the heavenly intercession of Pope John Paul II?READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
From Guiding Lines to Institutional Reality
In the case of both the Latin Mass and the ordinariates, Pope Benedict's response was to revolutionize a policy put in place by his predecessor.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
The Rise of the Asian Frankenstein
The practice of sex-selective abortions has led to an alarming surplus of unmarried young men in Asian nations -- and some unintended consequences.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
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